BREAKING: Buhari, Osinbajo receive COVID-19 vaccine


President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo have received a shot of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine at the presidential villa, Abuja.

The vaccine was administered on Buhari by Suhayb Sanusi Rafindadi, the president’s personal physician, while the vice-president’s shot was also administered by Nicolas Audiferren, his personal physician. 

On Friday, Nigeria commenced its COVID-19 vaccination with frontline health workers in Abuja.

The first shot of the vaccine was given to Cyprian Ngong, a medical doctor at the National Hospital, Abuja.

Faisal Shuaib, chief executive officer of the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA), administered the dosage.