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.