The most recent studies has revealed that Pres. Muhammadu Buhari and Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo will on Saturday obtain the COVID-19 vaccine publicly.
The choice to have the President and Vice President obtain the COVID-19 vaccination within the open was to right the misgivings in some quarters over the efficacy of the vaccine, Vanguard information report.
The Government Director of the Nationwide Main Well being Care Improvement Company (NPHCDA), Faisal Shuaib, disclosed this on the second version of the State Home weekly briefing.
The second version was targeted on Nigeria’s Response to the COVID-19 pandemic, within the final one yr, and particularly the Nationwide Vaccination Response.
In line with Vanguard, Shuaib stated that the President and the Vice President will obtain the Oxford/AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine on Saturday after some frontline well being staff are vaccinated on Friday.
He additionally stated that Chairman of the Presidential Process Power on COVID-19 (PTF) and Secretary to the Authorities of the Federation, SGF, Boss Mustapha will even obtain his first dose of the vaccine on the identical day.