- Rapper Naira Marley has joined critics and skeptics that continue to doubt the existence of coronavirus
- The singer took to Twitter calling on fans that equally don’t believe to retweet his post
- Marley’s post got mixed reactions from members of the internet community
Controversial Nigerian rapper Azeez Fashola popular known as Naira Marley appears to be part of the skeptics that continue to doubt the existence of the deadly coronavirus disease in Nigeria, despite the frequent updates on social media by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).
Just recently, the rapper took to his official page on microblogging platform, Twitter, and called on people that equally don’t believe in the existence of the virus to retweet his post.
See the tweet by the rapper below:
As expected, the tweet generated mixed reactions from Nigerians on the social media platform. A particular follower that reacted to the post noted that even the late Fela Kuti did not believe in the disease that eventually claimed his life.
See the tweet below:
"Marley we're not with u on this.. Let's all anticipate your video that's to dropped soon in peace," one follower tweeted at the singer.
Another follower that disagreed with him said: "Dude you ought to use your influence to help and enlighten your fans on personal hygiene and other ways to avoid this virus, but you are here doing the opposite. Until you will be a victim then you will understand."
Read other comments below:
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In a related story about the deadly disease, Legit.ng earlier reported that Nigeria recorded the first coronavirus death after a 67-year-old man who returned home following medical treatment in the UK succumbed to the disease.
This was disclosed by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) in a tweet on Monday, March 23. The deceased man reportedly has underlying medical conditions. Specifically, he was suffering from multiple myeloma & diabetes. He was also undergoing chemotherapy.
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