NAFDAC donates sensitisation materials on COVID-19 to Zamfara

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By Ishaq Zaki/Shuaib Sadiq

Gusau,: NAFDAC on Monday in Gusau presented sensitisation materials to Zamfara government as its contribution to the fight against COVID-19 spread in the state.

A NAFDAC official Mr Bilyaminu Bashir, who made the presentation, said public awareness campaign remained one of the veritable mechanisms to promote and safeguard the health of the people.

He represented the Director-General of NAFDAC, Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye, to present the materials to Zamfara’s Gov. Bello Matawalle.

It was at the launch of the COVID-19 mass vaccination campaign and inauguration of Zamfara’s committee against COVID-19 card racketeering.

Receiving the campaign materials, which included flyers and posters, Speaker of the Zamfara House of Assembly, Nasiru Mu’azu-Magarya, thanked NAFDAC for the support in the fight against COVID-19 in the state.

He represented Gov. Matawalle at the function.

Mu’azu-Magarya announced the appointment of NAFDAC to serve as member of Zamfara’s COVID-19 vaccination card racketeering committee.

He assured NAFDAC of Zamfara government’s continued partnership to ensure effective food and drugs management in the state.

Speaking on COVID-19 mass vaccination and inauguration of Zamfara’s joint committee against COVID-19 card racketeering, Mu’azu-Magarya said more than 88,000 persons had received the first dose of the vaccine in the state.

“More than 56,000 persons have received the second dose of the vaccines so far in Zamfara State,’’ he added.

Meanwhile, the state government says COVID-19 vaccination card racketeers risked prosecution. (NAN) ( Flowerbudnews

Biola Lawal