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Buhari, Osinbajo receive COVID-19 vaccination on live TV

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Ibrahim Ramalan
Ibrahim Ramalan is a graduate of Mass Communications from the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) Zaria. With nearly a decade-long, active journalism practice, Mr Ramalan has been able to rise from a cub reporter to the exalted position of an editor; first as Arts Editor with the Blueprint Newspapers before resigning in 2019; second and presently as an Associate Editor of the Daily Nigerian online newspaper. He can be reached via [email protected], or www.facebook.com/ibrahim.ramalana, or @McRamalan on Twitter.
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President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo on Saturday, at the State House, Abuja received vaccination for the Coronavirus (COVID-19).

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The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the president’s personal physician, Shuaib 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.

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.

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