Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State on Monday said he felt no side effects three days after taking the COVID-19 vaccine injection.
Mr Sanwo-Olu said this at Lagos House, Ikeja, while responding to questions from State House Correspondents on his experience after taking the vaccine on March 12.
The governor received the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine alongside the deputy governor, Obafemi Hamzat; the Commissioner for Health, Akin Abayomi; and the Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Gbenga Omotoso.
Also, health practitioners, frontline workers and some newsmen, among others, took the COVID-19 vaccines at the Infectious Disease Hospital (IDH), Yaba,
Mr Sanwo-Olu reassured Lagos residents that the vaccine is safe, hence, they should get vaccinated to curb the spread of the virus.
”It has been three days since I got the AstraZeneca vaccine. I can confirm to you that I felt no after effects at all. I didn’t have any headache, any malaria or any symptoms whatsoever.
”I have taken and Lagos has continued to vaccinate all of our frontline workers. There is nothing to worry about. We encourage others to continue to take the vaccine,” he said.