NCDC, Dettol Disown Funke Akindele Over House Party
NCDC, Dettol Disown Funke Akindele Over House Party: The Nigeria Center for Disease Control NCDC and Dettol Nigeria, have both reacted after the Lagos state police command arrested actress, Funke Akindele Bello, for flouting the lockdown order in Lagos state.
Funke and her husband, JJC Skillz had a birthday party at their Amen estate home in Lagos state last night and was attended by quite a number of people which contravenes the social distancing order of the Lagos state government.
Recall that shortly after the coronavirus pandemic began in Lagos, Funke ran a video campaign sponsored by Dettol. In the video, she emphasized on the need for Nigerians to practice proper hygiene such as washing their hands and social distancing.
Shortly after the news of her arrest broke, Dettol Nigeria on its Twitter page to react to the news.
See post below:
As a responsible organization and brand Dettol does not condone any breach of the guidelines on Covid-19. As an organization we are concerned at the turn of events.
We will continue to support NCDC and the Nigerian govt to fight COVID-19
— DettolNigeria (@DettolNigeria) April 5, 2020
To avoid the spread of Corona Virus, wash your hands regularly; cover your nose and mouth when sneezing or coughing and avoid close contact with anyone showing symptoms of respiratory illness.
— DettolNigeria (@DettolNigeria) March 16, 2020