- Kafayat Shafau-Ameh has taken to social media to call out market traders
- The dance queen in a recent post, slammed traders using the coronavirus pandemic to inflate price of food items
- Kaffy expressed her outrage as she shared a video of items contributed for the less privileged as Nigeria continues to battle with the deadly virus
As the number of confirmed cases of coronavirus continues to increase in the country, panic buying is slowly increasing across Nigeria. However, there have been reported cases of increment in the prices of hand sanitizers and face masks.
It turns out the hike in prices have also extended to food items as many people are stocking up ahead of an impending nationwide lockdown.
Popular Nigerian dance queen, Kafayat Shafau-Ameh, has taken to social media to slam market people guilty of hiking prices.
In a recent video which she shared to her Instagram page, the dance queen revealed some of the items donated by some church members and herself as well. She then goes on to complain about the price of ginger which she claims went up 5 times the normal price.
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Speaking to the camera, a very emotional Kaffy accused Nigerians of being their own problem. She stated that they are worse than the government because even the government is doing all that they can to help the country.
She said: "You people already make enough profit on the goods. This is not just an economic let-me-make profit situation, this is a 'we all can die'. When you save all the money, I want you to chop it in heaven because you will die with it. God is willing to help us when we help one another.
"We are the ones in this country causing problems for ourselves. The profit you're adding more is actually making someone else die because they can't afford to buy food items. You're worst than the government."
Watch the video below:
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Meanwhile, Following plans to shut down Lagos markets on March 26, many Lagosians have been advised to buy all the basic necessities they would need during the time of the lockdown. Sadly, not everyone has the resources to stock up their homes.
To ensure that people do not stay hungry while they are at home, actress Toyin Abraham decided to step up and do something about it. The mother of one has started donating foodstuff and hand sanitisers to poor Nigerians across the country.
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