October 1, 2023

Some students in Mafoni Primary and Junior Secondary School in Maiduguri on Friday reportedly flee the examination hall over COVID-19 vaccination fear. DAILY GIST had reported how some countries suspended the use of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines over alleged blood clot reportedly link to the vaccination.

A nurse had also lost her life on Friday after taking a shot of the AstraZeneca vaccine in Georgia’s southwestern city of Akhaltsikhe. It was gathered that the nurse developed an alleged anaphylactic reaction after receiving the first shot of the vaccine and died after being transported to a hospital

Briefing Journalists about the development, Amina Usman, a teacher at the primary section of the school said the drama erupted when the COVID-19 sensitisation team arrived the school with a vehicle mounted with a speaker, and the school children believing that it was government officials who had come to administer COVID-19 vaccination on them, fled their classes to different directions.

The teacher added that the students and pupils were writing their first term examinations when the team arrived. “The school children were running out of the school, shouting “ma’su allura, ma’su allura” meaning “vaccinators, vaccinators,” she said. A security guard in the school, Ibrahim Ali, also said every effort to call the students back to classes to continue their examinations failed. He said from all indications, it appeared parents and guardians of the children had warned them not to accept the COVID-19 vaccination.

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