National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA), has announced that President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo will receive the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine publicly on Saturday.
NPHCDA’s Executive Director, Dr. Faisal Shuaib made this known at a media briefing at the state house today.
Dr. Faisal said the vaccination of the number one and two citizens will come after some frontline health workers have been vaccinated on Friday.
The AstraZeneca Vaccine which arrived in the country on Tuesday, 2nd of March had earlier been approved by the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC).
More details shortly…