BY OLUFISOYE ADENITAN
The National president Nigeria Association of Women Journalists ,Nawoj Mrs Ladi Bala has called for media engagements on the need to allay fears of Nigerians about the covid-19 vaccines.
and adequately comply with the protocols.
Mrs Bala made this known while speaking in a zoom meeting for Nawoj members by the National primary health care development agency,NPHCDA.
She said Nawoj was excited to be on board on the need to educate and enlighten Nigerians especially those at the rural areas on the need to make themselves available for the vaccine.
The NAWOJ National president stressed the need for journalists to be carried along adequately in the activities of the National primary health care development Agency so as to dish out correct information to the public.
Also speaking ,a former Nawoj president Mrs Moji Makanjuola noted that media workers should be given priority in the vaccine since they were essential workers and in the frontline in the fight against the pandemic .
Earlier ,the representative of the Director National primary health care development agency ,Ahmed Rufai Garba said the roles of media practitioners especially women journalists could not be overemphasized hence the need for the meeting .
He promised to engage Nawoj in ensuring that adequate information were given to Nigerians .