National Hospital Doctor Becomes First Person to Receive COVID-19 Vaccine Jab In Nigeria (Photo)


A Nigerian doctor, Dr. Cyprian Nyong made history on Friday by becoming the first person in the country to take the AstraZeneca/Oxford coronavirus vaccine.

Nyong works at the National Hospital, Abuja.

The commencement of the vaccination was flagged off by the Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 and Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, on behalf of President Muhammadu Buhari.

See tweet below:

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