Some prime authorities officers on Monday took the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine.
Members of the Presidential Activity Pressure (PTF) on COVID-19 have been administered the vaccine through the committee’s weekly nationwide briefing, NAN reviews.
The PTF staff contains the Chairman and Secretary to the Authorities of the Federation, SGF, Boss Mustapha; Minister of Well being, Osagie Ehanire; Minister of Data and Tradition, Lai Mohammed; Minister of Setting, Muhammad Mahmood and Minister of State for Well being, Olorunnimbe Mamora.
Others are the Director-Common of Nigeria Centre for Illness Management (NCDC), Chikwe Ihekweazu; Minister of Overseas Affairs ,Geoffrey Onyeama, and the Nationwide Incident Supervisor (NIM) PTF, Mukhtar Muhammad, amongst others.
Earlier than he acquired the vaccine, Mustapha mentioned: “In the present day, Monday, March, 8, 2021, I’ll lead all members of the PTF to obtain the primary doses of the vaccine as an additional demonstration of the protection and efficacy.
“Additionally, our journalists who’re essential front-liners on this battle will obtain the vaccine in a consultant method.”
President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo had on Saturday acquired the COVID-19 vaccines on Saturday.
Buhari and Osinbajo have been administered the vaccine by their private physicians.
Lai Mohammed, Boss Mustapha, Onyeama receives COVID-19 vaccine