President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo have received their COVID-19 vaccine, Naija News reports.
The President was vaccinated by his personal physician, Dr. Shuaib Rafindadi Sanusi at about 11.51 am at at the Old Banquet Hall of the State House in Abuja.
Shortly after President Buhari took the jab, Professor Osinbajo was also vaccinated by his chief personal physician, Dr. Nicholas Odifre.
Both leaders were vaccinated against COVID-19 in the presence of some members of the Federal Executive Council (FEC).
They were later presented with electronic cards containing the details of their vaccinations by the Executive Director of the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA), Dr. Faisal Shuaib.
The brief ceremony was attended by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha; Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire; Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed; and the Chief of Staff to the President, Professor Ibrahim Gambari.
Recall that the Federal Government had launched the COVID-19 vaccination exercise in the country on Friday, March 5, 2021.
Shortly after the ceremony, some frontline health workers at the treatment centre of the National Hospital, Abuja, were vaccinated.