NIGERIA – Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar has received COVID-19 vaccine.
Media Mogul, Dele Momodu confirmed this on his Twitter page.
In the post displayed, Atiku was seen taking Pfitzer COVID-19 vaccine.
Momdu’s tweet read: “ Former Vice President, The Wazirin Adamawa, ALHAJI ATIKU ABUBAKAR receives Pfizer Covid-19 jab vaccination.”
Meanwhile, the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) has disclosed that Nigeria hopes to purchase 42 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine soon.
Executive Director, NPHCDA, Faisal Shuaib, on Tuesday said the vaccine would be obtained through the global COVAX scheme.
He noted that the initial dose was part of Nigeria’s plan to safeguard 40 per cent of the population in 2021.