Mr. Bello had kicked against the COVID-19 vaccination, saying it was meant to kill people.
“Maybe the Chief Imams, the Bishops, top musicians and our sports personalities,” he said.
The number of daily coronavirus infection has been on the rise recently affirming reports on the second wave of the pandemic.
Mr. Onyema noted that China has immensely assisted Nigeria during the emergence of COVID-19.
“While we do not question the efficacy and safety, the responses vary from place to place,” an official said.
There are six COVID-19 vaccine candidates in different clinical trial stages in India.
The UN had earlier warned against “vaccine nationalism” by the wealthy countries.
Madam Keenan says she can finally look forward to spending time with family and friends in the New Year.
The first phase of the COVID-19 vaccination would be prioritised for health workers.
The UK gears up with its plan to curb the raging pandemic.