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BREAKING: Buhari receives COVID-19 vaccine in Abuja

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday got a shot of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine.

The president was vaccinated by his personal physician at about 11.51am at a brief ceremony witnessed by top government officials at the New Banquet Hall of the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo is expected to get a shot too.

Health workers at the National Hospital, Abuja were the first set of Nigerians to be vaccinated on Friday.

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

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