Chairman, Presidential Steering Committee (PSC) on Covid-19, Mr Boss Mustapha says the federal government will soon commence imposing the COVID vaccine mandate on Nigerians.

Mr Boss Mustapha who is also the Secretary to the Government of the Federation said this at the opening ceremony of the “Nigeria @ 60” photo exhibition at the National Press Centre, Radio House Garki, Abuja.

“Very soon, we will be imposing the COVID vaccine mandate in government establishments, functions and also on civil servants and public Offices”.

He said while advising Nigerians to take the COVID vaccination.

Barely a week ago, the Executive Director, National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA), Dr Faisal Shuaib said the federal government had extended the vaccination exercise to worship centres across the country.

As of Monday, September 20, 2021, a total of 202,191 confirmed cases of the coronavirus was recorded across Nigeria with 2,661 deaths and 2,997,060 samples tested.