FCTA begins COVID-19 vaccination of journalists to enhance public confidence
The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) on Thursday began the vaccination of members of the FCT chapter of the NUJ against COVID-19.
Malam Abubakar Sani, Senior Special Assistant on Media and Strategic Communications to the FCT Minister, Malam Muhammad Bello, inaugurated the exercise at the NUJ Secretariat in Abuja.
Sani represented the minister at the exercise.
He said the administration considered it necessary to vaccinate journalists because they are also frontline workers.
Sani noted that the vaccination of journalists would enhance public confidence in the COVID-19 vaccine and convince those cynical about the virus that it actually existed.
According to the ministerial aide, the vaccine is a normal routine vaccine to help boost the immune system to protect people from contracting the COVID-19 virus.
“We consider it necessary to initiate this process of vaccinating members of the fourth estate of the realm because…