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Melaye Blasts Bello, Says Kogi Collected Palliatives, Must Accept COVID-19 Vaccines

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Melaye Blasts Bello, Says Kogi Collected Palliatives, Must Accept COVID-19 Vaccines

Former Kogi West Senator, Dino Melaye has called on Governor Yahaya Bello to accept the COVID-19 vaccines being distributed by the Federal Government.

Melaye said Kogi State government cannot collect COVID-19 palliatives and money from the Federal Government and now reject the vaccines for the treatment of Coronavirus.

The controversy former lawmaker stated via his Twitter handle, adding that it is a must for the state to collect the COVID-19 vaccines too.

His tweet reads: “Kogi Government collected COVID-19 money and palliative from the Federal Government and still has the guts to say no COVID-19 in Kogi State. Since you collected money and palliative, una must collect vaccines too. Oyinara.”

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Recall that the National Health Care Development Agency, NPHCDA, had left out Kogi State from the distribution of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines.

According to NPHCDA, the State was left out of the arrangement due to lack of a cold-chain store in the State for the vaccines.

The Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello has continuously said that there is no COVID-19 in the state and would not subject residents of the state to vaccination.

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