The Personal Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on New Media, Bashir Ahmad, on Saturday disclosed that his principal will receive the AstraZeneca vaccine at 11:30 am today (Saturday).
Ahmad disclosed this development in a post on his official Twitter account.
The presidential aide also shared a graphic design showing that the vaccine would be administered to the President at the new Banquet Hall of the Presidential Villa in Abuja, the nation’s capital.
— Bashir Ahmad (@BashirAhmaad) March 6, 2021
The statement of Ahmad was also confirmed by the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA).
The health agency in a post on Twitter on Friday confirmed the time and venue where the President would take the vaccine.
To increase public confidence in the #COVID19 vaccine roll-out, President Muhammadu Buhari will be vaccinated with the AstraZeneca vaccine tomorrow, Saturday, March 6th, 2021 at the New Banquet Hall, Presidential Villa at 11:30am.#YesToCOVID19Vaccine pic.twitter.com/hA9I2kXJbg
— NPHCDA (@NphcdaNG) March 5, 2021