The Alake and Paramount Ruler of Egbaland, Oba Adedotun Gbadebo has joined eminent Nigerians that have taken a jab of the Oxford Astrazeneca Vaccine against the Pandemic Coronavirus.
The Ogun State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Tomi Coker, administered the first jab to the Egba Apex Monarch at the Ake Palace at exactly 2.55pm on Sunday 14 March, 2021.
Besides, the Commissioner also administered the second Jab on the Olori (Dr) Adetokunbo.
The Alake commended the Federal and Ogun State Governments for taking proactive measures to completely wipe out COVID-19 Pandemic in Nigeria.
Oba Gbadebo urged Abeokuta and Ogun State residents to submit themselves to the health initiative programme on Astrazeneca Vaccine, as it has been proven to be safe by the World Health Organization, WHO, the Federal Ministry of Health and the Nigerian Medical Association.
Speaking at the occasion, Dr Coker, told the Newsflagship that the vaccination had no serious side effects.
She reassured the people of the State that Astrazeneca was safe and aimed at total elimination of the Coronavirus.
Egba High Chiefs that took the Astrazeneca Vaccine, included Balogun Sikirullah Atobatele, Seriki Tosin Fadare, Aare Ganiyu Babayeju, Asiwaju Maxwell Ayinla, Aro-Egba Yinka Kufiile, Baafbimo Akanni Akinwale, AgbaAkin Rasheed Rasheed Raji, Onimo-Ero Tokunbo Odebunmi and Aare Baaroyin, Layi Labode.