COVID-19: Sanwo-Olu speaks on vaccinating 20 to 22 million Lagos residents

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Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has said there is no need to vaccinate 20 to 22 million residents of the state against COVID-19.

Sanwo-Olu disclosed this while featuring on Channels Television program, Sunday Politics.

The governor also disclosed that his administration was engaging some companies in the production of COVID-19 vaccines for residents of the state.

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He said: “It is important for me to make this. We don’t have to vaccinate the 20 or 22 million population that we have. The plan is to ensure that there is herd immunity and that typically speaks about 50 to 60 percent of your population, that is the kind of target that you really meet.

“We have started a conversation with some of the vaccine manufacturers. Pfizer for example, I have made contact with them, Johnson and Johnson are not out yet, the Moderna has written to us and we have written back to them.”

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