President Muhammadu Buhari has urged state governments, traditional and religious leaders to mobilize their followers for the ongoing Covid-19 vaccination.
The President gave the advice after he and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo received shots of the AstraZeneca vaccine at the State House, Abuja.
President Buhari said the vaccination offered hope for a safe country, free of Coronavirus.
He also urged eligible Nigerians to present themselves for the vaccination in accordance with the order of priority mapped out at the various authorised designated centres only.
Buhari congratulated the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 on the successful multi-sectoral approaches employed towards the management of the pandemic.
The President acknowledged, and commended the support of governments, donors, development partners, the private sector, traditional and religious leaders, as well as critical stakeholders in the fight against the disease.