EASTERN CAPE – The second day of the SAPS vaccination drive that kick-started yesterday, 08 July 2021 in Gqeberha, has already started with numbers of police personnel queuing to get their vaccinations.

Gqeberha is the first of the 15 districts in the province to recieve the vaccination and the personnel are eager to get their vaccinations even on the second day. They take after the Provincial Commissioner of the Eastern Cape, Lt Gen Liziwe Ntshinga who received her vaccination yesterday as the leader of the police force in the Eastern Cape.

SAPS Senior Management in the Eastern Cape has expressed their excitement by willingness of foot soldiers during the Vaccination Drive that is currently taking place in Mount Road, Gqeberha.

Deputy Provincial Commissioner for Corporate Services, Major General Thobeka Kunene spent time engaging with members on the queue to take a jab, and explained the significance of vaccination. She further called upon all members of the service to utilise the vaccination drive as a golden opportunity to vaccinate.

So far, more than eight hundred SAPS members have been vaccinated at Kemsley Park in Mount Road, Gqeberha, since the Vaccination Drive Launch that took place yesterday.

The vaccination drive will roll out to other districts and dates will be communicated.

Source: South African Police Service