Kano administer second dose of Covid vaccine to 5500 Pilgrims, set for Hajj 2021

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Kano Pilgrims Welfare Board Executive Secretary and Kano State Governor Ganduje and other officials during the second round of the COVID-19 Vaccination exercise in Kano.






The Kano Pilgrims Welfare Board said it has so far vaccinated 5500 intending pilgrims for Hajj 2021 in the state signifying the second round of COVID-19 Vaccination exercise in Kano today.



The Executive Secretary of the Board, Alhaji Abba Muhammad Dambatta said the board initially received 4500 doses after which they requested for additional 1000 doses.


Alhaji Abba Muhammad Dambatta  said in the usual magnanimity of Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, he gave his approval that all the 44 centers be used as vaccination points to ease access for intending pilgrims.



Apart from the 44 approved centres, Dambatta said there are also special centers dedicated for the vaccinations which includes Nassarawa Hospital, Murtala Muhammad Hospital and Mallam Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital.



The Executive Secretary also commissioned a new clinic built for the intending pilgrims He stated that the clinic which was constructed from the Hajj levy will be utilize beginning from pre hajj operations later will be made available to the public thereafter  .



Alhaji Abba Muhammad Dambatta  commended Governor Ganduje and the Chairman National Hajj Commission NAHCON Alhaji Kunle Zikrullah Hassan for their effort towards the completion of the project



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