By Abba Gwale

Northern Governors Forum (NGF) says the northern state Governors will be the first set of people to receive COVID-19 vaccine.

Chairman of the forum and Plateau state Governor, Simon Lalong confirmed this to journalists after the members agreed with the decision.

“In our effort to avoid concern among northern people on Coronavirus vaccine, Northern Governors forum agreed to be the first set of people to take the vaccine”. said Lalong

In a video that went viral on social media, Kogi state Governor, Yahaya Bello the COVID-19 vaccine will kill people but his counterparts Governors had since distanced themselves from the Governor’s claim.

Nigerian government reiterated that 70% of Nigerians will get the vaccine within two years.

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