By Abba Gwale
The National Coordinator of the Presidential Taskforce (PTF) on COVID-19, Dr. Sani Ali, said the COVID-19 vaccine will be made available to Nigerians free when the vaccinations started.
Dr. Ali said this today, 23 December 2020, while appearing on Channels TV program Sunrise Daily.
He revealed that the Nigerian government is making plans on how to distribute the vaccine when it is procured, and assured that everyone will get vaccinated.
“Yesterday, the President gave the PTF the mandate to proceed with preparations with regard to the vaccine,” said Dr. Ali.
He added that, “The President has also given us a marching order that the COVID-19 vaccine be made available in Nigeria.”
There are fears that Nigerians might not be ready to accept the vaccine, however, the PTF coordinator has assured that they have made plans to educate the citizens about the vaccine and deliver it nationwide.