Prof Wole Soyinka, the Nobel Laureate, has become among the latest persons to received a dose of the Astra Zeneca COVID-19 vaccine.
Emmanuel Ojo, the Senior Special Assistant to Governor Dapo Abiodun on New Media, made this known on Friday.
The Special Assistant said Soyinka was vaccinated on Friday by the Ogun State Commissioner for Health, Dr Tomi Coker.
The Ogun State Government, on Monday, received its first 50,000 doses of the vaccine from the Federal Government.
By taken his own dose, the playwright has now joined the likes of Governor Dapo Abiodun, Former Governor Segun Osoba, Speaker Olakunle Oluomo and other Ogun dignitaries in receiving the COVID-19 vaccine.
Meanwhile, frontline Health workers in the Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital (OOUTH), Isolation Center in Sagamu have also been vaccinated against the virus.
This decision, according to the Commissioner for Health, became expedient given their invaluable contributions in containing the pandemic in the state