The founder of Penpushing media, Prince Dimeji Kayode-Adedeji has encouraged Nigerians to understand the importance of coronavirus vaccines and the need to take the vaccines in the interest of individuals and the world at large.
The journalist, who is among the first set of residents of Ogun State to take the vaccines, explained in an interview that it has no negative consequent effect as being speculated, adding that it is better to play safe to avoid untimely death.
The former Zonal Secretary, Nigeria Union of Journalists(NUJ) South-West, said people should desist from speculations from some quarters that coronavirus does not exist, stressing that the alarming rate of death across the globe during the pandemic were enough evidences and conviction that coronavirus is real.
Kayode-Adedeji, on why he took the vaccine, explained that having established the fact that the virus is real and there is no duplicate to life, hence life needs to be cherished at all time.
“Yes, I have been vaccinated and the reasons behind this motive is to play safe and also I have the conviction that the issue of COVID-19 is real, so in order to play safe and having established the fact that the virus is real ,so I see reason why I should take the vaccine’, he said.
“It is only when you are alive you can do things, you decided to do and the moment you are gone, that’s final. So, when you have the opportunity to get it do so .that is the reason I decided to be vaccinated.
” You see people dying in thousands, millions worldwide and if you calculate the number of people being taken away by COVID-19, no doubt it is alarming.
” As much as you are still alive witnessing this, why not join people to save lives. That is the reason and essence why I think I should get vaccinated because I think if you don’t do that, the consequence is there and when you know there is a consequence in the nearest future then why don’t you do it’, Kayode-Adedeji said.