PRESIDENT BUHARI URGES ALL ELIGIBLE NIGERIANS TO GET VACCINATED AGAINST CORONAVIRUS.
Written by miebaka ikiriko on March 8, 2021
President Muhammadu Buhari has urged all eligible Nigerians to be vaccinated against coronavirus as soon as possible.
The president was vaccinated earlier yesterday, using the Astra Zeneca covid-19 vaccine, manufactured by the Serum Institute of India and provided through the Global Covax Initiative.
He also urged all state governments, traditional and religious leaders, to take the lead in the mobilization effort within their environment and spheres of influence.
According to him, the vaccine offers hope for a safe country, free of coronavirus.
Displaying his vaccination certificate, President Buhari praised the response of Nigeria and other West African States to the pandemic, describing it as robust, collaborative and united.