President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo have been vaccinated against COVID-19.
They were vaccinated by their personal physicians at the Aso Villa
Buhari was vaccinated at about 11.51 am at a brief ceremony witnessed by top government officials at the New Banquet Hall of the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
Shortly after, Osinbajo was also vaccinated by at about 11.57 am.
The duo were the first among the nation’s strategic leaders to take the vaccine after some frontline health workers at the treatment centre of the National Hospital, Abuja, were vaccinated on Friday.
The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) had early on Friday cleared the 3.924m doses of AstraZeneca vaccine which arrived Nigeria on Tuesday for usage in the country.
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