Buhari receives 2nd dose of COVID-19




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Abuja – President Muhammadu has taken the second dose of the Oxford-AstraZeneca at the State House, Abuja.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that president’s personal physician, Dr Suhayb Rafidadi, administered the vaccine on the president at his official residence, State House, Abuja on Saturday.

had received the first jab of the vaccination on March 6 where he was presented with his -19 vaccination card by officials of the Federal Ministry of Health, who supervised the exercise.

The President is the ECOWAS Champion on the Fight against -19.

Meanwhile, the National Primary Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) had disclosed that 1,945, 273 eligible Nigerians had so far taken the first dose of the Oxford-AstraZeneca -19 vaccine.

It also said that 22,162 of Nigerians vaccinated with the first dose had also taken the second dose.

NAN that Nigeria has so far received over 3.92 million doses of the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccines delivered the international Covax scheme. (NAN)