Osinbajo Receives Second Dose Of COVID-19 Vaccine

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Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has received his second dose of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine.

The Vice-President took the shot on Saturday at his official Aguda House residence in the State House, Abuja.

The second dose is being administered exactly 12 weeks after the first shot was taken on March 6.

He was vaccinated by the Chief Nursing Officer at the State House Clinic Nurse Esther Tukur.



President Muhammadu Buhari also received his second dose of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine on Saturday at the State House in Abuja.

The President’s innoculation was done by the Chief Personal Physician to the President, Dr. Suhayb Rafindadi Sanusi after which he was presented with the e-vaccination card by the executive director of the National Primary Health Care Development Agency, Dr. Faisal Shuaib.

The Presidential steering committee says it aims to vaccinate 40% of eligible Nigerians and another 30% in 2022 to attain 70 percent coverage of estimated 200 million people by 2022.

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