- Controversial Nigerian rapper, Azeez Fashola, aka Naira Marley, has got people on social media talking for the umpteenth time
- The rapper earlier took to Twitter to joke about coronavirus showing that he does not believe in the authenticity of it
- Naira Marley had asked fans to retweet his post if they do not believe in coronavirus
- Nigerians have now continued to slam the rapper for it on social media with many of them calling him daft
The coronavirus pandemic is a serious issue that is plaguing many countries in the world. Other countries that have not yet been badly hit have also been taking precautionary measures and also educating its populace on how to keep safe from the dangerous disease.
Despite the steps that known faces have been taking to enable others take the virus seriously and encourage them to practice social distancing, Nigerian rapper, Naira Marley, took to Twitter to tell fans to retweet his post if they do not believe in coronavirus, thereby making people feel relaxed and not see it as a dangerous threat.
The rapper’s post gained thousands of retweets from people who do not believe in the existence of the virus and this has led to other Nigerians blasting him on the microblogging site.
Being a popular personality, his words and actions would be emulated by others and a number of reasonable fans are of the opinion that he is setting a bad example.
Read some reactions to the rapper’s tweets below:
Oscar wrote: "You guys are responsible for Naira Marley's idiocy tho, too much hype Lol, is naira Marley not your president again Clown face???"
Peejay tweeted: "So Naira Marley is trying to argue this out really?
I like his vibes but today, he "misyarn"ed.
Whatever he meant to achieve, as a celebrity influence alot of people, he didn't have to tweet, questioning the authenticity of Corona virus and it's victims. Victory handVictory hand E go be".
See more reactions below:
In other news, Legit.ng reported that some Yoruba Nollywood actors who are based abroad have dropped a video to create awareness on the danger of coronavirus.
The Yourba-speaking actors who do not reside in the country told fans to listen to government officials and stay at home. They also advised on the importance of washing their hands as well as using alcohol-based sanitizers.
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