- Nigerians have been advised to stop complaining about closure of churches over COVID-19
- The advice was given by former presidential aide Reno Omokri, who said businesses are also closed
- Omokri said businesses are not complaining as much as churches are
Former presidential aide Reno Omokri has advised Nigerians to stop complaining that churches are closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Omokri, who took to his Twitter page to give the piece of advice, said businesses are also closed but they are not complaining as much as churches.
He admitted that offerings have reduced, but said he is in support of the closure of churches until the country finds a way to live with the deadly disease and reduce deaths.
In other news, the chief executive of Tonimas Oil and Gas Group and one of Nigeria's richest oil magnates, Chief Anthony Enukeme, has died at the age of 75.
He died on Monday night, June 8, after a brief illness.
According to a family source, who spoke with The Nation, the deceased used to travel overseas every year for routine health checks but was unable to travel this year due to the pandemic.
The family source said Enukeme died because of the travel ban occasioned by the coronavirus pandemic.
According to the report, the deceased had been the chairman of traditional prime ministers in Anambra state for a long time.
The 51-year-old nurse was said to have been in a critical condition for over five weeks at the Queen’s Hospital in Romford, east London, before she eventually lost the battle to the virus.
Speaking about her, Ijeoma Uzoukwu, her niece, said she was a woman who was loved.
According to Ijeoma, the nurse sacrificed her life doing what she loved to do - saving lives.
“We are just heartbroken. She was really loving, really sweet and a really cute person.
“She was a good example of unconditional love and just loved everyone. She was so giving and always had an ear - she took people as they were," Ijeoma said.
The late Obasi fell ill few days after she treated a COVID-19 patient. She was admitted to the hospital where she died later.
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