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Buhari, Osinbajo show leadership, receive COVID-19 vaccination on live TV

President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo on Saturday, at the State House, Abuja received vaccination for the Coronavirus (COVID-19).

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the president’s chief physician, Dr Suhayb Rafidadi, administered the vaccine at about 11.52 am.

The vice-president was also vaccinated by his personal physician immediately after the president received his dose.

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NAN reports that the president, who is the ECOWAS Champion on the Fight against COVID-19, also received his COVID-19 vaccination card.

NAN observed that a similar card was presented to the vice-president by officials of the Federal Ministry of Health, who supervised the exercise.

NAN reports that Nigeria received 3.92 million doses of the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine on Tuesday, delivered under the international Covax scheme. (NAN)

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