Breaking: Buhari, Osinbajo, take COVID-19 vaccine

By Johnbosco Agbakwuru

President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo on Saturday received the COVID-19 vaccine publicly at the Presidential Villa.

President Buhari was vaccinated at 11:51am, while Prof. Osinbajo took his own at 11:57 am.

It was preceded by e-registration of the President and the Vice President and filling out of their vaccination cards by Executive Director of the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA), Faisal Shuaib.

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Vaccination of Buhari was done by Chief Personal Physician to the President, Dr. Suhayb Rafindadi Sanusi after which he was presented with the e-vaccination card by Dr. Shuaib at 11:59am, while Prof. Osinbajo was vaccinated by his personal physician, Dr. Nicholas Audifferen and was also presented with the e-vaccination card by Dr. Shuaib by 11:59am.

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The Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, said the jab was painless, a narrow gauge syringe was used with small quantity injected in the upper arm. He said the after effects are mild and little discomfort follows in the area that was injected.

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Present at the brief ceremony were the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, Mr 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.

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