Youths, aged, the middle class all formed the people that took the opportunity provided by Dr Siju Iluyomade’s Arise Women, to get their dose of the Coronavirus vaccine, yesterday thursday 16th December 2021. The opportunity which was the second after many got their first dose during the recently held Arise Conference in Lagos last month.
Dr Siju who through Arise Women has always given support to millions of people, particularly the less privileged in the society across the country decided to fund the exercise to support the effort of the government in curbing the dreaded Covid-19 by partnering with the Lagos State government to make sure the vaccine is available to people.
The program which was held at the Arise Vaccination Centre, 7/8 Yesufu Abiodun Way, COD Church Road, Oniru, Victoria Island witnessed scores of people, some came for their second dose while there for the first dose. The Booster doses were also administered to people even as the Arise team provided free food for people at the centre.
Many of the participants who took the opportunity praised the Convener of Arise Women, Dr Siju for the remarkable initiative. One aged women who was vaccinated says “ I have been looking for convenient time for me to take the injection, please help us to thank Madam Siju, she even gave us food while we are here”