President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo yesterday received the COVID-19 vaccine publicly.
This was preceded by filling out of their vaccination cards by the Executive Director of the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA), Faisal Shuaib.
The vaccination of Buhari was done by Chief Personal Physician to the President, Dr Suhayb Rafindadi Sanusi after which he was presented with the e-vaccination card by Dr Shuaib at 11:59 am.
Osinbajo was vaccinated by his personal physician, Dr Nicholas Audifferen and was also presented with the e-vaccination card by Dr Shuaib by 11:59 am.
The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, said the jab is painless, a narrow gauge syringe was used with a small quantity injected in the upper arm. He said the after-effects are mild and little discomfort follows in the area that was injected.