The pupils can be seen jumping over their school fence while others
were trying to pass under their school gate just to escape the
vaccination and go home with their parents and guardians.
Meanwhile, the Rivers State Government stated that it did not
authorize the Nigeria Army or indeed any other body or person to enter
into school premises to administer forced medication or vaccination on
any child in any school in Rivers State.
is personal and consent of the Rivers State Government and parents must
first be sought and obtained before it can be administered on any
school child in a school premises. Consequently, all school heads and
parents should resist any such attempt,” said Emma Okah, the
Commissioner for Information and Communications.
“Furthermore, the State Government has set up a Task Force to
ensure that no school premises is violated in the State for the purpose
of imunising any child.
“We appeal to members of the public to remain calm and return
their kids to school as RSG will continue to ensure their peace and
“Meanwhile the State Government has ordered the arrest of anyone
attempting to vaccinate any child in any school premises in Rivers
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