Updated: Buhari, Osinbajo Receive Covid-19 Vaccine In Abuja (See Photos)


President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo today 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.

Buhari receiving the covid-19 vaccine jab.
Osinbajo receiving the covid-19 vaccine jab.

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.

Nigeria received 3.92 million doses of the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine on Tuesday, delivered under the international Covax scheme.

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