President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, this morning received the COVID-19 Vaccine at the Statehouse, Abuja on Saturday, March 6, 2021.
President Buhari has took the AstraZeneca vaccine, a day after the Federal Government launched the vaccination exercise in the country.
The President received the jab on Saturday at the new Banquet Hall of the Presidential Villa in Abuja, the nation’s capital.
The vaccine was administered to the President by his chief personal physician in the presence of the Vice President and some members of the Federal Executive Council (FEC).
Shortly after President Buhari took the jab, Professor Osinbajo also received the vaccine, which was also administered to him by his chief personal physician.
Both leaders were later presented with electronic cards containing the details of their vaccinations by the Executive Director of the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA), Dr Faisal Shuaib.
Others who witnessed the vaccination of the President and his vice were members of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) and thIe Director-General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu.