Cure hunger first: Actor Prince Eke advises Nigerian government on COVID-19 vaccine purchase

Cure hunger first: Actor Prince Eke advises Nigerian government on COVID-19 vaccine purchase

- Prince Eke took to social media to reveal that hunger is a much more serious problem than coronavirus

- According to the movie star, the government should share the funds allocated for the vaccine purchase among Nigerians

- Prince stated that hunger needs to be cured before COVID-19

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There has been news of different countries around the world making plans to purchase COVID-19 vaccines for their citizens and many have wondered when Nigeria will make a move.

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Just recently the government announced plans to purchase 3.92 million doses of the vaccine, but Nollywood actor, Prince Eke, thinks it is not a good idea.

Cure hunger first: Actor Prince Eke advises Nigerian government on COVID-19 vaccine purchase
Prince Eke says the government should cure hunger with COVID-19 funds Photo credit: @realprinceeke
Source: Instagram

Taking to the story channel of his Instagram account, the movie star asked why the government is not thinking of sharing the money to hungry people in the country instead.

He also strongly advised the government to cure hunger first.

In his words:

"Why can't the Nigerian government use the money for this 3.92 million doses of covid-19 vaccine and share to the people? Cure hunger first."

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Check out his statement below:

Cure hunger first: Actor Prince Eke advises government on COVID-19 vaccine purchase
Prince Eke advises the government to cure hunger first Photo credit: @realprinceeke
Source: Instagram

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that singer, Seun Kuti, decided to use his platform to challenge the reason behind celebrities suddenly creating massive awareness over coronavirus.

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In the post the music star shared via his Instagram story, he disclosed that corona is real, killing people, and he liked the zeal behind the gesture but also questioned the motive.

The entertainer stated that even though people have been dying of hunger, the only thing other celebrities have been talking about is the virus.

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