President Emmerson Mnangagwa warned Zimbabweans to take the vaccine against Covid-19 as they will be getting themselves in trouble if they refuse. being barred from all public spaces.
President Mnangagwa mentioned about the vaccine while addressing hundreds of Zanu PF supporters who gathered in Nyamandlovu for the opening of 20 boreholes to supply water to the City of Bulawayo, New Zimbabwe reports.
In a speech, President Mnangagwa said those who refuse to voluntarily take the Covid-19 vaccine will be barred from all public spaces.
His excellence strengthened the fact that vaccination was voluntary but those who are not vaccinated will be denied access to jobs and essential services such as public transportation.
“You are not forced to be vaccinated but time shall come when those who are not vaccinated won’t get jobs and won’t be able to board ZUPCO buses. So, decide what you do,” he said.
The statement was further explained by his spokesman George Charamba.
“Cde ED Mnangagwa, today (Thursday) broke his silence on whether or not (to take) the Covid-19 vaccination remains voluntary forever.
“Those wishing to abstain from the vaccination program are free to do, for as long as they accept the onerous trade-off: namely that they may have to be barred from public spaces, including accessing offices, shops, or riding mass transits like ZUPCO,” Charamba said after Mnangagwa’s speech.
The Vaccine roll out program has already started. The frontline workers are being injected the Sinopharm jab and President Mnangagwa is yet to be vaccinated as he waits for the second batch.