By: Mayen Etim
A renowned Islamic Scholar, Sheikh (Dr) Dahiru Usman Bauchi, has called on Muslims to accept covid-19 vaccination for health benefit.
Speaking at a Ramadan breakfast organized by an NGO, Journalists against Polio (JAP); the Islamic scholar said that covid-19 is real.
Confirming that has been vaccinated and urging the Muslims to make themselves available for vaccination.
He described corona virus disease as a global problem which required the support of all.
Sheikh Bauchi urged the Muslim Umma to ensure the use of face masks, hand washing and other corona virus precautions with a view to ensuring effectiveness and safety.
He promised to support Covid-19 activities in all forms so as to end the disease in Nigeria in particular and the word in general.
He also spoke on Lassa fever, meningitis, Diarrhea, Avian influenza among others; saying that health authorities and health workers need to do more with a view to achieving the desired results.
In his remarks, State Coordinator of JAP, Alhaji Lawal Dogara commended the Islamic scholar for being at the forefront of propagating by health issues in his sermons/preaching and urged the Muslims to abide by such wise counsel.