Following the arrival of the Astrazeneca Covid 19 vaccine in Nigeria, the President of the federal republic of Nigeria and his vice has led by example by receiving the vaccine.
The Vaccine which is also in Ghana has been taken by popular Ghanian Minister Arch Bishop Duncan Williams, he took to his social media account to announce this:
I know a lot of people are concerned about the safety of the COVID-19 vaccine. Taking the vaccine does not imply a lack of faith, I got vaccinated last week. If you want to take it, and you have the opportunity to do so, I think you should do it. Taking it or not is your choice.
Stay safe and follow the protocols whether you have been vaccinated or not.
Nigerian Pastor Matthew Ashimolowo has also taken the vaccine even though it seems he received it outside Nigeria :
I have taken the Vaccination today. Very simple and quick. I encourage all BAME to take the vaccination. Save lives. Stay Safe. Protect yourselves. We need to do this. Let’s go. For more info on KICC stance on covid vaccination visit kicc.org.uk #protectlives #staysafe #stayalert #pm
The recent vaccination of the two great men of God has attracted quite a number of comments on social media, while some applauded them some believes it is lack of faith.
Health workers and some other persons in Nigerian has been said to have taken the vaccine as well.