The District Chief Executive for Afigya Kwabre South, Hon Dr Adu-Poku Christian has received his first vaccination against the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
He took his vaccine on Tuesday, March 2, 2021, at the forecourt of the District Assembly together with the District Coordinating Director.
Hon APC after taking the vaccine urged Ghanaians to disregard the conspiracy theories about the vaccine and get vaccinated.
He said the only way the country could win the fight against the virus is to vaccinate as many people as possible.
According to him these vaccines are useful in preserving our health and so Ghanaians should disregard all these rumours as it was same jabs we took to kick out polio and other diseases.
The Chief Executive said, “I agreed to take the vaccine publicly, so everyone in the District would be assured that the doses are safe”.
The following group of people also jabbed at the same time: traditional leaders, District health officers and security officers. Others were the Assembly staffs, Assembly members and the clergy.
On Monday, March 1, 2021, the President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, and the first and second ladies took their vaccines.
President Akufo-Addo and the first lady took theirs at the 37 Military Hospital while Dr. Bawumia and the second lady also took theirs at the Police Hospital.
President Akufo-Addo before taking his jab said, “I decided to take it [the vaccine] publicly to clear all doubts and urge everyone to also accept the vaccine.”