Commissioner for Health, Dr Saka Audu, flagged-off the exercise just as Dr Abubakar Yakubu, Executive Director, Kogi State Primary Healthcare Development Agency (KSPHCDA), was the first person to take the jab.
He was followed by the Chief Medical Director of Kogi Hospital Management Board, Dr Usman Zakari, and some other medical officers.
Some other dignitaries who received the vaccines were CAN Chairman in Kogi, Bishop John Ibenu and Chairman of Kogi chapter of Jamaatul Nasir Islamiyyah (JNI), Amb. Usman Bello.
Chairman of Kogi branch of the Nigeria Medical Association, Dr Omakoji Oyiguh and some journalists were not left out.
Reports has it that Kogi took delivery of 16,900 doses of the vaccine on Monday.