Citizens Murcia continues to wait for the mayor of Murcia, José Ballesta, to give the appropriate explanations on whether the councilor for Health and Sports, Felipe Coello, has skipped the vaccination protocol when receiving a dose despite not being in the first groups. While the situation is clarified, the municipal group in the Murcia City Council asks the mayor to stop giving vaccines.
The spokesman for the liberal formation, Mario Gómez, has assured today in a statement that when all these questions are clarified “we will make the decisions that we have to take and we will act accordingly.” “I am convinced, Gómez added,” that the rest of the local government colleagues, as well as the Mayor, will also assume their responsibility. José Ballesta, as the maximum responsible person, will have to give an account of the questions raised and the procedures carried out by the City Council ”.
Gómez has also wanted to convey a message of serenity and tranquility throughout this process. “The postulates of our party are forceful in this regard: no politician, of whatever color, can use his position to skip the vaccination queue and access the vaccine before an ordinary citizen without complying with the established protocol”
The Cs spokesman and first deputy mayor, recalled that, according to the mayor was communicated through an internal communication, none of the four councilors of the municipal group of Citizens (partner of the PP Government in the City Council) has been vaccinated against COVID-19, stating in writing that “we scrupulously respect the vaccination protocol established by the Ministry of Health.”
From the municipal group, detailed information has been requested, based on the exercise of transparency and unity of action that should govern this coalition government, they add in the statement, “about whether any member of the Popular Party government team had been vaccinated against the pandemic and the reasons ”, in addition to all the documentation related to the vaccination process that is being carried out in the Murcia City Council, and the list of vaccinated persons not belonging to the group of professionals established by the protocol.
AS as a result of the statements made yesterday by the local government spokesperson, Rebeca Pérez, where she indicates that the Councilor for Health persists in his intention to continue vaccinating, Gómez, has reported that “we have asked José Ballesta to ask the PP councilor , Felipe Coello, that by precautionary measures and until the situation of the possible irregular vaccination procedure is clarified, he interrupts his volunteer work and dedicates himself to his obligations, among which are those of guaranteeing that the order of priority is fulfilled established in the vaccination protocol and that no more vaccinations are given to people who are not within the first risk group.