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Ikorodu Oba, Kabir Shotobi, receives COVID-19 vaccine jab

As vaccination against the novel coronavirus continues in Lagos State, the Ayangburen of Ikorodu, Oba Kabir Adewale Shotobi, yesterday, received the COVID-19 vaccination jab.

INSIDEMAINLAND gathered that the Oba received the jab alongside his wife Olori Kudirat Shotobi, Agbakin of Ikorodu, Otunba Ayodele Elesho, among others received Covid-19 vaccine at Ayangburen palace Ikorodu.

The Oba after receiving his jab thanked the medical team from the local government for their complaince with the Covid-19 protocol.

“The process has been a unique one because I experienced that of Mr Babajide Olusola Sanwoolu, the executive Governor of Lagos State and in line with the traditional leaders. I have therefore taken the vaccine and I do not feel any harm that I am being injected. So it is a seamless efforts for people to get if they are at the corridor to get it.

“I have seen the pros and cons of what is called Covid’19, I have gone through it and I survived it and I thank God that I survived it and am still in line to take the vaccine. I have taken it and am comfortable with it, so I will likewise want everyone also to take it,” the monarch said.

“And to the people of Ikorodu, prevention is better than cure, and it’s a preventative measure and it’s all over the world because they have seen the light of it and they gave the approval by the World Health Organization (WHO). So everyone must have that zeal of taking the vaccine because it will help to protect us and prevent us from not been a carrier of spreading the virus.

“Taking this vaccine does not elude someone from not contacting the virus but ignorance is a disease so beseech you all that once you are opportune of taking the vaccine please don’t hesitate to take it and surrender yourself,” Oba Shotobi urged.

Oba Kabir also implored residents of Ikorodu to get vaccinated.

“The purpose of this vaccine is to eradicate Covid-19, not that we don’t experience the pandemic anymore but we pray to Almighty God to make sure that we are not involve with the virus any longer,” He added.