Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo will receive the COVID-19 vaccine on Saturday.
The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha and other prominent Nigerians will also be vaccinated on live television on Saturday, March 6.
Executive Director/CEO, National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA), Dr Faisal Shuaib disclosed this on Monday March 1 at the joint national briefing of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19, ahead of the arrival of Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines in the country on Tuesday March 2.
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Shuaib said prominent Nigerians will be among the first set of Nigerians to receive the vaccine to drive awareness on the virus and the vaccine administration in the country when it finally arrives.
He urged Nigerians not to be hesitant about the vaccines when they arrive.
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