Ahmadu Fintiri, governor of Adamawa, has said vaccination against coronavirus is optional for residents of the state.
Fintiri testified to the safety of the vaccine, encouraged residents to take the vaccine, but again said they could choose not to.
“We have taken it, and it is safe and we are encouraging our citizens to go ahead and take the vaccine, but it is not compulsory”, said the governor.
“We are only encouraging them to take because that is the only way out to keep their health and that of their families safe.
“Government has a plan and intention to vaccinate everybody and it will be in batches,” added the governor.
He confirmed that the state received 59,000 doses of the Covid-19 vaccines while stating more would come. (NAN)