Toke Makinwa has given her two-cent pertaining to the coronavirus pandemic.
According to the media personality, she stated that there are more than three coronavirus cases in Nigeria. She mentioned that the data collection system in the nation is faulty. Furthermore, she affirmed that the reports from the Ministry of Health should not be trusted.
Toke simply stated that she doesn’t believe there are only three coronavirus cases in Nigeria. Further, she stated that there are more cases of the deadly disease in Nigeria than reported.
Toke Makinwa who admonished her followers to observe adequate hygiene; described Nigeria as a country where everyone loves to self-medicate.
Her latest statement is bound to generate some heated debates. Indeed, the talented On-Air Personality (OAP) has never been one to shy away from controversies. In fact, she has often come under the harsh glare of scrutiny online.
Watch the video she shared below.
Meanwhile, the Federal Government has warned that suppliers and retailers using the excuse of coronavirus case in Nigeria to inflate protective apparel will be prosecuted.
This warning was issued on Saturday, February 29; via a memo on its Twitter handle, by the Federal Competition & Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC).
Price Gouging, Unreasonable and Arbitrary Increases in Prices of Protective and Hygiene Products on Account of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Concerns
— FCCPC Nigeria (@fccpcnigeria) February 29, 2020
The FCCPC said the inordinate practice during national public health concern violates; both moral codes and extant law.
Babatunde Irukera, Chief Executive Officer, in a statement he signed, noted that abusing citizens’ sensitivity, apprehension, anxiety, and vulnerability; especially during emergencies as the coronavirus that could adversely affect national security is a violation of the law.
The FCCPC encouraged consumers to be vigilant, and report such unreasonable or arbitrary exploitative price increase or trade practices to the Commission; by telephone on 08056002020, or 08056003030, or by email: [email protected]