President Muhammadu Buhari has been vaccinated in opposition to the dreaded coronavirus (COVID-19).
The President acquired the Oxford/AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine on Saturday on the New Banquet corridor, Presidential Villa Abuja.
Earlier on the Banquet corridor, the Minister of well being, Dr Osagie Ehanire thanked the President for at all times supporting the well being sector in assembly its challenges.
Osagie lauded Buhari for deciding to take the vaccine publicly, including that the transfer would assist to persuade Nigerians on the effectiveness of the vaccine.
DAILY POST had reported that the President, Osinbajo and different prime authorities officers have been scheduled to take the vaccine on Dwell Tv on Saturday.
Additionally, all governors within the 36 States in Nigeria will likely be vaccinated on Wednesday March 10.
Govt Director of the Nationwide Main Well being Care Growth Company (NPHCDA), Faisal Shuaib, disclosed this on the second version of State Home weekly briefing.
In the meantime, as at March 6, the whole variety of confirmed COVID-19 instances stands at 158,042, with 1,954 deaths, whereas no fewer than 137,025 sufferers have been efficiently handled and discharged.