Since the outbreak of the Ebola virus in Nigeria and the death of the Liberian, Patrick Sawyer last week after a flight to Nigeria, the atmosphere has been thrown into confusion, Just as Nollywood actor, Jim Iyke fled Liberia to Nigeria for fear of contracting Ebola the virus.
Following the outbreak, Nigerian celebrities have taken to twitter to express their fears on the virus.
RnB singer, Darey Art Alade, took time to post an emergency number for Nigerians to call if they suspect symptoms of the virus. He wrote: “Urgent, military of health emergency numbers for ebola virus-08023310923#Ebola alert, stay safe. Nkem Owoh, found it important to warn club goers as the virus could also be contracted through physical contact.
Osoufia said “Ignorance kills more than any diseases in Nigeria..Be careful out there. And those people that like clubbing, clubs are the most stuffed up places in Lagos, where people sweat and have body contacts. Just be careful, read and educate yourself about Ebola virus because ebola virus is a reality.
He however cautioned Nigerians who blamed Liberia for spreading the virus to Nigeria. According to him “Nobody should start blaming Liberia for bringing the disease into Nigeria because I trust Nigerians, the man never knew he had it. We can’t lament on this or argue with God on why he let such disease come into existence. Best you can do is protect yourself, I didn’t believe the story of the Ebola virus until I watched CNN today and heard an American doctor has contacted the disease in Africa too.Mavin record label owner, Don Jazzy simply warned fans saying “Tell a friend to tel a friend that Ebola is real. SEE MOREON PAGE2