- A Nigerian man has warned people on social media to take coronavirus seriously because the virus is real and wreaking havoc around the world
- The man identified as Sidiq Uthman O. Kadara said he recently lost his brother-in-law to the deadly disease
- Kadara's brother-in-law died after his wife succumbed to breast cancer - a disease she battled for two years
A Nigerian man identified as Sidiq Uthman O. Kadara has taken to social media to disclose that his brother-in-law died of COVID-19 after his wife succumbed to breast cancer.
In a Twitter post on Wednesday, January 6, Kadara said his brother-in-law who was a military man was redeployed from Borno so as to be closer to his children after the death of his wife.
He called on people to take coronavirus seriously because people are really dying of the deadly disease.
According to Kadara, his sister died on May 1, 2019, two years after battling breast cancer.
In his words:
"My sis battled Breast Cancer for 2years while the husband was in Battlefield in Borno, she didn't win the battle, while husband who was redeployed to be closer to the kids surrendered to Covid-19 not BH. Any1 doubting d virus, is a living ghost."
Meanwhile, ace Nigerian comedian Ali Baba took to social media to advise people to adhere to safety guidelines against the deadly coronavirus after recently surviving the disease.
In a video on his Instagram page, the comedian said people died in the isolation centre he was taken to when he contracted COVID-19.
According to him, anyone who says coronavirus is not real should not be trusted. He said the virus is real and killing people.
He expressed condolences to friends and families who have lost their loved ones to the deadly disease and warned people to be wary of those claiming that COVID-19 is a scam.
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