The Federal Government has said President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo will be among the first set of Nigerians to receive the COVID-19 vaccine on live TV.
The Executive Director/CEO, National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA), Dr. Faisal Shuaib said this on Thursday in Abuja at the joint national briefing of the presidential task force (PTF) on Covid-19.
He added that the secretary of the government of the federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha and other prominent Nigerians will also be enlisted as first Nigerians to take the vaccine when it arrives.
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According to him, this is to help drive awareness on the virus and the vaccine administration in the country when it finally arrived. He urged Nigerians not to be hesitant on the vaccines when they arrive as key government officials like president, VP and the SGF will take it on live TV.
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