he Nigeria Center for Disease Control, on Sunday, said on-screen character Funke Akindele otherwise called Jenifa, was not its image representative.
This was coming soon after the Lagos State Police Command captured the on-screen character for facilitating a house get-together that repudiated the lockdown request of the administration.
The on-screen character has shown up in adverts for the Nigeria Center for Disease Control and Dettol, approaching Nigerians to watch social removing and cleanliness.
Home off Lekki-Epe Expressway and had been taken to the State Criminal Investigation Department, Panti, Yaba.
Responding by means of its Twitter handle on Sunday evening, the middle stated:
“As an office of the Federal Government of Nigeria, NCDC has not locked in brand envoys as a major aspect of our reaction to COVID-19. We keep on stressing that all Nigerians keep up social removing to forestall the spread of COVID-19
So also, Dettol Nigeria stated:
“We have been made mindful through web-based life that Funke Akindele as of late, acting in her own ability, had a festival which is against the alert to the general population on social separating during the COVID-19 pandemic.
“The NCDC joined forces with Dettol on an open help message to instruct our networks about preventive measures against COVID-19. Funke isn’t a brand representative of the NCDC.
“As a capable association and brand Dettol doesn’t overlook any break of the rules on COVID-19. As an association, we are worried about the new development.
“We will keep on supporting NCDC and the Nigerian govt to battle COVID-19.”

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