Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari and his vice, Yemi Osinbajo were on Saturday vaccinated against COVID-19 on live television.
The President was vaccinated by his personal physician at about 11.51 am at a brief ceremony witnessed by top government officials at the New Banquet Hall of the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
Besides some frontline health workers who were earlier vaccinated at the National Hospital’s treatment centre, Abuja, on Friday, Buhari and Osinbajo are the only leaders who have received the vaccine in the country.
Recalls that the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control had early on Friday cleared the 3.924m doses of AstraZeneca vaccine, which arrived Nigeria on Tuesday for usage.
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