We’ll Make Provision For Buhari, Osinbajo To Take COVID-19 Vaccine On Live TV – NPHCDA
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The executive director and chief executive officer, National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA), Faisal Shuaib,
says provisions would be made for President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo to receive the COVID-19 vaccine on live television.
Faisal disclosed this at the media briefing of the presidential task force (PTF) on COVID-19, held in Abuja on Thursday. Shuaib said administering the vaccine on live TV is part of efforts to promote awareness.
He added that frontline health workers would also be given priority on receiving the vaccine when the doses arrive Nigeria. Around 100,000 doses of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine are expected in the country at the end of January.
Nigeria has recorded more than 90,000 cases of the deadly virus with more than 1,200 death toll.