Kaduna Residents react over Government order for civil servants to be vaccinated by October 31st, 2021.

Written by on October 21, 2021

The Kaduna State Government directive mandated for all civil servants in the state to get vaccinated against the deadly coronavirus before the October 31, 2021 deadline has been generating reactions.

It would be recalled that the message was conveyed via a statement issued on Tuesday and signed by the special adviser to the Governor Nasir El-Rufai on media and communication, Muyiwa Adekeye, ordering all civil servants in the state to get vaccinated against the deadly coronavirus disease as evidence of vaccination will be a requirement to gain access to their offices.

In an interactive session with some residents of Kaduna, those in support say such action will induce more people to take serious the need to get vaccinated and not dwell on hear says.

Residents who are against this policy are of the opinion that there are more pressing issues such as the high standard of living, inflation, insecurity among others and not covid-19 vaccination as it should be a choice and not mandatory.

Speaking with a health personnel the advice was for residents to register at the nearest primary health centers for vaccination as it is for their own wellbeing and as a government policy it should be obeyed by all.

Kaduna state position is coming days after the Nigerian government directed all its employees to get vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus as this will soon become a prerequisite for gaining access into their various offices.

Vincent Ejeh                      

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