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COVID-19: Prof Pate speaks on facts, misconceptions at UNICEF workshop

COVID-19: Prof Pate speaks on facts, misconceptions at UNICEF workshop

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COVID-19: Prof Pate speaks on facts, misconceptions at UNICEF workshop

Story from Matthew ELOYI

The Vice-Chancellor, Federal University, Kashere, Gombe state, Professor Umar Pate has said that the COVID-19 pandemic has profoundly and globally affected every human endeavour and has made the society tensed, challenged and even insecure.

According to the Vice-Chancellor, the situation is heightened by uncertainties and boundless flow of information because of developments in ICTs, populism politics, pervasive poverty, the rise of ethno-religious tensions, and a general decline in standards and values, etc.

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Professor Pate made this observation while presenting a paper on “Debunking rumours and conspiracy theories about Covid-19 Vaccine” at a workshop organized by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), as part of its social responsibility and efforts to save lives.

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The two days workshop which is in collaboration with the Child Rights Information Bureau (CRIB) of the Federal Ministry of Information and Culture was held at Tahir Guest Palace, Kano where dialogue on-demand creation for Covid-19 Vaccines was achieved.

COVID-19: Prof Pate speaks on facts, misconceptions at UNICEF workshop

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