The Federal Government, on Tuesday, hinted that it might sanction anybody who refused to take COVID-19 vaccines after they had been made available to all Nigerians.
The Executive Director of the National Primary Healthcare
Development Agency, Faisal Shuaib, gave the hint of possible sanctions
at a press briefing in Abuja.
This was as a Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State,
on Tuesday, barred the Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, from
enforcing compulsory COVID-19 vaccination in the state.
The Nigerian Medical Association and health workers under the aegis of
the Joint Health Sector Union,JOHESU, faulted the move.
While the NMA said the people had the right to reject vaccines the same
way they could reject medical treatment, JOHESU stated that the move
to make vaccination compulsory was senseless.