The Director General of the World Health Organisation (WHO), Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, has praised Ghana’s President, Nana Akufo-Addo, for taking the first jab of the Coronavirus vaccine.
Mr Akufo-Addo took the first jab of the AstraZeneca-Oxford Coronavirus vaccine at the 37 Military Hospital on Monday, March 1, 2021. Taking the vaccine alongside him was his wife, First Lady Rebecca Akufo-Addo.
Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, the vice President of Ghana and his wife Samira, took their jabs at the Police Hospital in Accra on the same day.
Mr. Ghebreyesus in a tweet sighted by African Entertainment, indicated “I salute the example set by President @NAkufoAddo in receiving the first #covid19 vaccination through the #COVAX facility.”
He said that “your leadership is key to promoting confidence in this life-saving tool in 🇬🇭 & across Africa.”
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