Coronavirus: Afrikan Shrine cancels all musicals as precautionary measures, Nigerians react

Coronavirus: Afrikan Shrine cancels all musicals as precautionary measures, Nigerians react

- The Afrikan Shrine has announced that all musical activities have been cancelled for the weekend

- This action was taken as a precautionary measure against the spread of coronavirus

- It was announced on Instagram by Femi Kuti, son of late legendary Afrobeat singer Fela Anikulapo Kuti

The management of the new Afrikan Shrine has announced that it is taking precautionary measures to curb the spread of coronavirus. The management took the step by halting all activities on the premises.

It was reported that all musical performances have been cancelled for the weekend due to the pandemic affecting the world.

Legit.ng came across the news after it was shared on Instagram by Femi Kuti, son of late legendary Afrobeat singer Fela Anikulapo Kuti, who is also one of the managers of Afrikan Shrine.

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Kuti explained that the management will continue to monitor the situation of the pandemic to know when it is safe to start activities and go back to the regular programme of the Afrikan Shrine.

Nigerians reacted to the announcement on Twitter. Some hailed the management for making the decision while others made jokes about it.

The New Afrika Shrine is an open-air entertainment centre located in Ikeja, Lagos state. It was built after the old one burnt down. It serves as the host location of the annual Felabration music festival.

It showcases photo galleries of Fela and music performances by the legend's sons, Femi and Seun, making it a tourist attraction.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that a Nigerian On Air Personality identified by his Twitter handle as @YubbyNduonofit narrated his experience with coronavirus hotline.

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The man narrated what he was told after he called the hotline. In his tweet, he explained that he had called one of the hotlines provided and one of the receivers identified as Tunde Osoba picked up the call.

According to him, Osoba told him that he was currently in a meeting and he could not attend to him at the moment. The media personality added that the coronavirus hotline receiver then asked him to send him a message on WhatsApp instead. Nigerians shared mixed reactions to the man's statement about the coronavirus hotline on the platform.

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