President of Nigeria, VP, Others Will Take COVID-19 Vaccine on Live TV

R-L: President of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari and his Vice, Yemi Osinbajo at the President wing of the State House, Abuja.

It has now been confirmed that President Muhammadu Buhari, his Vice, Yemi Osinbajo, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha, and other prominent Nigerians would be among the first set of Nigerians to receive the Coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine on live television.

This was disclosed by the Executive Director/CEO, National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA), Faisal Shuaib, while speaking on Thursday in Abuja during the joint national briefing of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19.

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Shuaib said: “This is to help drive awareness on the virus and the vaccine administration in the country when it finally arrived.”

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He urged Nigerians not to be hesitant on the vaccines when they arrive as key government officials like president, vice president and SGF would take it on live TV.

Idowu Sowunmi