Vaccine In Our Interest – Bawumia

The Vice President and his wife taking their jabs

Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has said it is in the “collective interest” of all Ghanaians to take the Covid-19 vaccine that is being rolled out by the government to fight the Coronavirus pandemic that has shaken every country.

Speaking at the Police Hospital where he took the vaccine with his wife, the Vice President reiterated the safety of the vaccine and urged all Ghanaians to fully cooperate to ensure a successful exercise.

“We assure the public and Ghanaians in general that it is safe to take this vaccine,” Dr. Bawumia stated.

“The Food and Drugs Authority has assured us and we are really confident in the safety of this vaccine that is why the President took the lead and we are following in that sense. It will go on with all the health service workers, security services and all the essential workers and so on.

“So we are asking all Ghanaians to be cooperative in this process of vaccination. It is going to take some time and our goal is to immunise about 20 million Ghanaians,” he said.

The Vice President also urged Ghanaians to reject conspiracy theories by naysayers about the vaccine.

“Please don’t listen to the naysayers who want to spread conspiracy theories about this vaccine,” Dr. Bawumia urged.

“As the President said last night, it would not change your DNA or have all these effects they are talking about in the conspiracies.

“Please this is to protect our people in Ghana. It is to protect all of us, our economy, so that we move forward. It is in our collective interests that we take this vaccine,” he said.

Government has announced its intention to vaccinate about 20 million Ghanaians this year.


By CharledTakyi-Boadu