By our reporter| The Chief of Staff to the President, Professor Ibrahim Gambari, and the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu have taken their first dose of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine.
Other government officials who took the vaccination in continuation of the federal government exercise include, Permanent Secretary State House, Tijjani Umar, and Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), General Mohammed Buba Marwa (rtd).
They were vaccinated by the Chief Nursing Officer, Dr. Esther Ibrahim at the Special Care Centre of State House Clinic, Abuja.
The Chief of Staff after who described the process as painless shortly after taking his jab, said he is simply following President Buhari’s footsteps as a responsible Nigerian.
He urged all eligible Nigerians to present themselves for the vaccination so Nigeria can attain herd immunity.
The Permanent Secretary State House, Tijjani Umar, who also spoke after taking his jab, said the government needs to protect its citizens through the provision of the COVID-19 vaccines.
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