President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, First Lady Rebecca Akufo-Addo and Second Lady Samira Bawumia will today Monday, 1st March, 2021 take the Covid-19 Vaccine jab publicly in two hospitals in Accra.
Announcing the information during update No. 24 on measures taken against spread of Coronavirus, President Akufo-Addo said, they will be the first to receive the covid-19 vaccine Jab ahead of the official commencement of the vaccination Programme scheduled to take place on Tuesday, 2nd March, 2021.
“As your President, I want to assure you that the vaccine is safe. That is why tomorrow, on Monday, 1st March, ahead of the commencement of the vaccination programme on Tuesday, 2nd March, my wife the First Lady, the Vice President, his wife the Second Lady, and I will take the vaccine publicly at two (2) health facilities in Accra.” The president assured.
According to President Akufo-Addo key public officials such as the Speaker and Members of Parliament, the Chief Justice
and Justices of the Superior Court of Judicature, Chairperson and Members of the Council of State, the Chief of Staff and senior officials at the Office of the President, and prominent personalities like some Eminent Clergy, the National Chief Imam, the Asantehene, the Ga Mantse, and some media practitioners will also, on Tuesday, take the jab publicly.
“I encourage faith-based groups, civil society, media and all Ghanaians to support the public education campaign associated with the exercise. We need all hands-on deck to make this a success.” He said.