Buhari, Osinbajo, Boss Mustapha, Others To Take COVID-19 Vaccine On Live TV Saturday

March 2, 2021
46 Views

As Nigerians await the arrival of COVID-19 vaccine on Tuesday (today), President Muhammadu Buhari, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha and other prominent Nigerians have been scheduled to be vaccinated on Live Television on Saturday.

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

According to Shuaib, the Nigerian Leaders are expected to receive the first dose of the vaccine on Saturday, March 6 which would change the perception of some Nigerians towards the vaccine.

“Further to the clearance by NAFDAC, the PTF, FMOH, NPHCDA and strategic leaders will be at the treatment centre of the National Hospital on Friday, March 5th 2021, where the first vaccination site will be set up to commence the vaccination of the frontline health workers and support staff.

“On Saturday, March 6th, key strategic leaders will receive the first dose of the vaccine,” Faisal said.

DAILY POST had reported that the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr Boss Mustapha, on Friday said that the country will on Tuesday, March 2, receive the first batch of the coronavirus vaccines.

Nigeria is set to receive its first four million shipment of COVID-19 vaccines from COVAX.

“The vaccines should depart India on March 1, 2021 in the night and arrive in Abuja on the 2nd of March, 2021,” he said.

You may be interested

‘You’ve been a worthy ambassador,’ Buhari praises outgoing OPEC chief Barkindo
News
News

‘You’ve been a worthy ambassador,’ Buhari praises outgoing OPEC chief Barkindo

Webby - July 5, 2022

President Muhammadu Buhari exchanges pleasantries with the outgoing OPEC Secretary-General, Mohammed Barkindo, at the State House in Abuja on July…

‘Don’t link us with Peter Obi; he pursues different goal’ — IPOB cautions Kwankwaso
News
5 views
News
5 views

‘Don’t link us with Peter Obi; he pursues different goal’ — IPOB cautions Kwankwaso

Webby - July 5, 2022

.By Biodun Busari The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has warned the presidential candidate of the New Nigeria Peoples Party,…

Ghanaians Protest Against Government Due To Rising Inflation (Photo)
News
1 views
News
1 views

Ghanaians Protest Against Government Due To Rising Inflation (Photo)

Webby - July 5, 2022

Ghanaians are now emigrating in droves, with Nigeria, the regional economic powerhouse, a favoured destination for many of them. Ghanaians…

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.