The Governor of Ogun State, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has received the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine.
According to reports, the Governor had earlier announced that Ogun State is the first state in Nigeria to receive a consignment of the vaccines.
Sharing a video via his official Twitter handle showing him taking a jab, Abiodun said, “I just had my dose of the Astra-Zeneca COVID-19 vaccine. The doses were delivered today in Abeokuta. It is first service to self, then people when we take the vaccine because we must silence the virus.”
He tweeted that; “Taking delivery of AstraZeneca #COVID19 Vaccines in my office at Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta. Our dear State is the first in the Federation to receive the COVID-19 Vaccine consignment,”
Accord to reports, 50,000 doses of the vaccines were received by the state with another batch of the same amount expected to arrive in the state on Tuesday, March 9, 2021.
He advised people not to see the arrival of the vaccines as an opportunity to throw away their face masks.