The Commissioner of Police Zamfara State Command, CP Abutu Yaro, on Wednesday received his first dose of the Astrazeneca vaccine to formally flag off the COVID-19 vaccination for police officers and men in the state.
He was administered the injection by the police medical team in collaboration with the medical staff from the ministry of health.
According to the command’s Public Relations Officer, SP Mohammed Shehu, officers vaccinated along with the Commissioner of Police include DC Operations, DCP Elkana Ayuba; DC CID, DCP Chollom Gyan; and AC Operations, ACP Bello Wudil.
Speaking after receiving the vaccination, CP Yaro urged officers and men of the command to accept the vaccine as medical professionals have already explained that it doesn’t have any negative effect on human lives.
He assured of total support and cooperation to ensure the success of the exercise, and that Area Commanders and Divisional Police Officers have been directed to give maximum support to the medical teams deployed to their areas.