- Nollywood actresses have been giving out tips on how to stay safe during the coronavirus pandemic
- The actresses did this on behalf of the United Nations Children's Fund and the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control
- Videos of Toyin Abraham and Bimbo Akintola were shared on the official Twitter accounts of the agencies
The world is currently dealing with a deadly virus known as the coronavirus. This virus has killed thousands around the world and many are still being infected due to its widespread.
To curb the spread, different health agencies have been sharing tips on how to stay safe and people were advised to remain at home and self-quarantine.
However, with all the information being passed there is also the risk of passing false information to unsuspecting people, which may lead to panic or even something tragic.
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To prevent this outcome, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) have sort the help of celebrities to pass the right information to the public due to the large audience they have at their disposal.
The UNICEF and NCDC have used Nollywood actors Bimbo Akintola and Toyin Abraham to share tips on social media.
Videos of the actresses giving tips were shared on the official Twitter accounts of the agencies. Abraham noted that she would be speaking Yoruba Language in her own videos to get to more people.
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that popular Nigerian comedian Ayo Makun also known as AY recently dropped some words for politicians in the country amidst the coronavirus crisis.
The entertainer in a post shared on his Twitter and Instagram pages, noted that every Nigerian politician who has tested positive for the virus, should be taken to the poor health facilities that they initially left for the masses.
According to AY, whether people like it or not, the coronavirus pandemic would eventually have a positive impact on the Nigerian system of government. He added that the impact would be particularly felt in the country’s health sector.
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