The Minister of Health has announced that the President Muhamamdu Buhari-led federal government has approved the introduction of a new Yellow Card with advanced security features. The Federal Executive Council, presided over by Acting President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo has approved a memorandum for the introduction of a new Yellow Card with advanced security features.
Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole said that the former card was prone to abuse through issuance by unauthorised persons to people not actually vaccinated.
“As soon as we start the roll out, we will tell the Nigerian community the date of commencement; what to do with the one they have and when it will be phased out,’’
Also the Transportation Minister, Mr Chibuike Amaechi, said the council approved two memoranda for the ministry.
Meanwhile, Information Minister Lai Mohammed, has described the reference to the portfolio of Osinbajo as coordinating President as a distraction.