Nigerian: US Celebrates Nigerian Who Contributed to Development of COVID-19 Vaccine

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Nigerian abroad are doing great as another Nigerian made a landmark in the development of COVID-19 vaccine. The United States Mission to Nigeria has celebrated Dr Onyema Ogbuagu, for his role in the development of a COVID-19 vaccine.

Dr Ogbuagbu is a Nigerian-born and a graduate of the prestigious University of Calabar, he graduated in 2003 before migrating to the US. Since then, he has risen to become an Associate Professor of Medicine and Infectious Disease Specialist at quintessential Yale University.

He played tremendous role as part of the team that aided pharmaceutical company, Pfizer, to develop the COVID-19 vaccine.

In a Facebook message on Monday, the US mission wrote, “Nigerians contribute to the world in so many ways. Our hats off to Dr Onyema Ogbuagu at Yale who helped develop a COVID-19 vaccine.”

The former Vice-Chancellor of Abia State University, Prof Stella Ogbuagu is the father of Dr Ogbuagu. He is a twin and his twin brother is an engineer.

 


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Mohammed Abdulganiyu Haruna

He is a prolific writer and a BSc. and MSc. holder at the prestigious Universities, University of Ilorin, Ilorin, Nigeria and University of Benin, Benin, Nigeria. He is also a freelance writer and a publisher of many articles and a book. He is a social worker by profession and a passionate and patriotic enthusiast. He has won many writing contests and given presentations on salient issues at different radio stations and news outlets. He has lectured at so many schools, recently, at University of Ilorin, Ilorin, Nigeria. He is an accommodating and lovely person.

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