The Former Governor of Ogun State, Aremo Olusegun Osoba has been vaccinated with the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine, dismissing negative remarks about the potency and safety of the vaccine.

Osoba made the remarks shortly after receiving the shot of the vaccine being administered on him by the State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Tomi Coker at Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta.

The former Governor, who urged all eligible residents to be vaccinated against coronavirus as soon as possible, called for improved sensitisation on the gains of the vaccines on residents with a view to flatten the curves of the disease.