President Muhammadu Buhari has urged Nigerians to present themselves for COVID-19 vaccination.
Buhari said this shortly after receiving the COVID-19 jab alongside the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo in Abuja on Saturday.
According to Buhari, the vaccine offers hope for an end to the pandemic.
Buhari also called on state governments as well as traditional and religious leaders to mobilise their people to embrace vaccination.
He said, “I urge all state governments, traditional and religious leaders, to take the lead in the mobilisation effort within their environment and spheres of influence. The vaccine offers hope for a safe country, free o Coronavirus.
“I similarly urge all eligible Nigerians to present themselves and be vaccinated in accordance with the order of priority already mapped out at the various authorised designated centres only.”