- Toke Makinwa has called on the Nigerian government to provide Nigerians with funds during the lockdown
- The popular media personality said the transfer would be easy since many Nigerians now have their Bank Verification Number
- Makinwa added that the new 14-day extension of the lockdown would be harder on people
Popular Nigerian media personality and beauty mogul, Toke Makinwa, has taken to social media to call on the federal government to help Nigerians to survive during the new lockdown extension order.
Legit.ng had reported that President Muhammadu Buhari addressed Nigerians on Monday, April 13. The president reminded Nigerians that the coronavirus pandemic is not a joke and people need to take it seriously.
In his address, the president also ordered that the 14-day lockdown in Abuja, Lagos and Ogun state would be extended for another 14 days.
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After his address, Makinwa took to the popular micro-blogging platform to share her thoughts. She asked the federal government to try and provide funds for Nigerians during the extension.
According to her, even N10,000 would go a long way. She added that since most Nigerians now have Bank Verification Number it would be easy.
The media personality said the government cannot let people who rely on their income to stay at home for another 14 days without any money. She said the new extension would be harder.
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Nigerian singer Seyi Shay recently took to her official page on the micro-blogging platform, Twitter, to register her strong reservations about the coronavirus lockdown.
In the tweet, the Right Now crooner started off by noting that since none of her colleagues is talking about the impact of the lockdown, she will have to do it. A displeased Seyi Shay stated her displeasure about the development.
She added that a lot of local and international gigs have been cancelled because of the global COVID-19 lockdown. She rounded up her post by crying out to the lord and placing a curse on the virus.
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