President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Saturday received the Oxford AsraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccines at the State House, Abuja.
The administration of the vaccines came 24 hours after the exercise was declared open in Abuja.
Pres. Muhammadu Buhari, @MBuhari, President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, has been administered the Covid-19 Vaccination at the State House Abuja, the Federal Capital.
Thank you Mr. President, for showing exemplary leadership as other world leaders have done pic.twitter.com/wkAUJvaRQK
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The vaccine was administered by the president’s personal physician, while the vice-president’s vaccine was also administered by his personal physician.
On Friday, Nigeria commenced its COVID-19 vaccination with frontline health workers in Abuja.
The first shot of the vaccine was given to Cyprian Ngong, a medical doctor at the National Hospital, Abuja.
Faisal Shuaib, chief executive officer of the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA), administered the dosage.