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JUST IN: Buhari vaccinated by personal physician


The president, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), was on Saturday vaccinated with the COVID-19 vaccine.

Buhari received the jab at the New Banquet Hall of the Presidential Villa, Abuja at about 11.15am after a brief ceremony witnessed by top government officials.

He was vaccinated by his personal physician.

The President was the first among the nation’s strategic leaders to take the vaccine after some frontline health workers working at the treatment centre of the National Hospital, Abuja, were vaccinated on Friday.

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Recall that the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control had earlier on Friday cleared the 3.924m doses of AstraZeneca vaccine which arrived in Nigeria on Tuesday for usage in the country.