…urges Nigerians to take the vaccine
Two days after President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice president Yemi Osinbajo received the AstraZeneca vaccine, the Chief of Staff to the president, Professor Ibrahim Gambari has also received the vaccine at the State House Clinic in Abuja.
The chairman of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Gen. Mohammed Buba Marwa (Rtd); the Permanent Secretary of the State House, Tijjani Umar; and the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu also received the vaccine.
Professor Gambari was given the jab at exactly 10:28 am after e-registration and filling out his vaccination card and sat for 15 minutes according to the routine of vaccination.
He was later presented with vaccination card by the Chief Medical Director of the State House Medical Centre, Dr. Husain Munir.
The vaccine was administered on all of them by the Chief Nursing Officer of the State House Clinic, Esther Ibrahim.
In his remarks, Gambari said the vaccination was painless and that he followed the footsteps of President Buhari who demonstrated leadership alongside his deputy receiving the jabs on Saturday.
He advised eligible Nigerians to take the vaccines assuring that its safe.
He added that the more Nigerians are vaccinated the more we are safe. Marwa, said the vaccine is painless and he feels good.
He congratulated Nigerians that the vaccines are now in Nigeria, he urged Nigerians to take the vaccine stressing that soon the country will be COVID-19 free.