Senate President, Ahmad Lawan has expressed that no Nigerian will be shortchanged in the distribution and application of the COVID-19 vaccines when they arrive in the country.
The Senate President made this known in a statement through his Special Adviser (Media), Ola Awoniyi, in Abuja on Thursday.
He said “the National Assembly in consultation with the relevant agencies will ensure due diligence in the procurement and distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine when they become available.”
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He said, “This would ensure that all Nigerians have equitable access to inoculation against the stubborn virus.”
The Senate President also felicitated with the Christian faithful and Nigerians generally as they join the rest of the world in celebrating Christmas.
“I celebrate with the Christian faithful and enjoin all of us to remember the essence of the august occasion.
“In the true spirit of the season, let’s show love to our neighbours, kindness to the less-privileged and vulnerable, and tolerance to one another across the lines of faith, politics and ethnicity; in the spirit of the unique sacrifice and teachings of Jesus Christ.”