According to his media aid, Paul Ibe, Atiku took the injection while in holidays abroad. Atiku reacts to news of being on US watch list
Ibe, revealed that his principal received the vaccine in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
“The importance of the #COVID19 vaccine in mitigating the effect of the coronavirus cannot be overstated, particularly in Africa and Nigeria. Yesterday (Wednesday), as part of the mass vaccination programme, His Excellency Atiku Abubakar received the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine also approved in UK.
“He is anxiously looking forward to when Nigerians, especially medical professionals in the frontline and the most vulnerable will be vaccinated in the country.”
This answers the question that we are yet to have First Person in Nigeria To take COVID-19 vaccine as the country is yet to receive its first share of the vaccine.