Buhari, Osinbajo receive COVID-19 vaccination on live TV
Posted by News Express | 6 March 2021 | 334 times
•President Buhari receiving the COVID-19 vaccination on live TV
By ISMAILA CHAFE
President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo on Saturday, at the State House, Abuja received vaccination for the Coronavirus (COVID-19).
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the president’s personal physician, Dr Suhayb Rafidadi, administered the vaccine at about 11.52 am.
The vice-president was also vaccinated by his personal physician immediately after the president received his dose.
NAN reports that the president, who is the ECOWAS Champion on the Fight against COVID-19, also received his COVID-19 vaccination card.
NAN observed that a similar card was presented to the vice-president by officials of the Federal Ministry of Health, who supervised the exercise.
NAN reports that Nigeria received 3.92 million doses of the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine on Tuesday, delivered under the international Covax scheme. (NAN)
Source: News Express
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