Nigerians react as NYSC shuts down orientation camps over coronavirus fears

Nigerians react as NYSC shuts down orientation camps over coronavirus fears

- NYSC has shut down orientation camps over the fear of coronavirus

- Many Nigerians have taken to social media to react to the news with mixed feelings

- While some believe it is a good move on the side of the government, others think it isn't

As the spread of COVID-19 becomes more worrisome for the world, the governments of various countries are taking necessary precautions to keep their citizens safe and Nigeria is not left out.

Earlier on, reported that the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has ordered that all orientation camps across Nigeria be shut. The directive was issued from the NYSC headquarters in Abuja early Wednesday, March 18.

Following the news, Nigerians have taken to social media to react to the closure of orientation camps across the country. As it is common with many Nigerian social media users, the news was turned into funny memes on Twitter.

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However, there were people who expressed actual concern over the news. While others believe the move was the right one as the believed it was unsafe considering the crowd, others however, believed otherwise.

According to some, the camp was the perfect place to keep corp members safe as it was like a mini quarantine for them.

See reactions below:

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Still on the virus, Instagram blogger, Tunde Ednut recently took to his page to share a video of a man sharing his coronavirus testimony at the church of Pastor David Ibiyeomie.

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Identified as Amadi Emmanuel, he stated that he was amongst the medical team who came in contact with the Italian, who was the index case in Nigeria.

However, after reading a scripture in the bible and praying as instructed by Ibiyeomie, his test results for coronavirus came out negative

While many people rejoiced at what they believe is God's work at play, Daddy Freeze seems to think otherwise.

Meanwhile, Nigerian singer, Tiwa Savage has joined thousands of several other Nigerians that have reacted to the news of a third novel coronavirus case that has been recorded in Lagos, Nigeria. The Attention crooner who seemed disturbed by the news took to her Instastory channel to react. Tiwa wondered why the FG is yet to close the Nigerian borders in order to prevent the situation from getting worse than what is currently on record.

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