Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano state receiving the vaccine.

From Abdullahi Jalaluddeen (Kano)

Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano state has been vaccinated for Covid 19 at Murtala Muhammad Specialist Hospital, Kano.

The vaccination was administered to him by his personal Physician, Dr Fakhraddeen Yahaya Muhammad, in the presence of some members of the State Executive Council, representative of Kano Emirate, frontline health workers, selected development partners and other critical stakeholders.

The Governor’s vaccination marks the beginning of vaccination exercise in the state.

The Governor holding his certificate after being vaccinated

Radio Nigeria recalled that two days back, the governor had series of sensitisation and stakeholders meetings with different sections ranging from security agencies, health professionals and others.

During the meetings he made it very clear that state government would follow all possible strategies to make sure that, the fight against the pandemic wax stronger.

In his brief remarks, the state Commissioner for Health, Dr Ibrahim Aminu Tsanyawa assured that the state Ministry of Health was ready for the vaccination exercise in the state.

Shortly after being vaccinated, Governor Ganduje officially filled in the form provided for that purpose.

The Governor who called on the public to cooperate with health officials during the exercise, assured that the state would not relent in making sure that COVID-19 is tamed adequately in the state.