The coronavirus pandemic is a serious issue that is plaguing many countries in the world. Other countries that have not yet been badly hit have also been taking precautionary measures and also educating its populace on how to keep safe from the dangerous disease.
Despite the steps that known faces have been taking to enable others take the virus seriously and encourage them to practice social distancing, Nigerian rapper, Naira Marley, took to Twitter to tell fans to retweet his post if they do not believe in coronavirus, thereby making people feel relaxed and not see it as a dangerous threat.
The rapper’s post gained thousands of retweets from people who do not believe in the existence of the virus and this has led to other Nigerians blasting him on the microblogging site.
Don't do drugs, Naira Marley won't listen wtf is this. 🙆🙆🙆 pic.twitter.com/g0fJcIm5Xm
— Table Shaker 🇳🇬 🇳🇬 (@iamvictor__) March 23, 2020
Being a popular personality, his words and actions would be emulated by others and a number of reasonable fans are of the opinion that he is setting a bad example.
Read some reactions to the rapper’s tweets below:
Oscar wrote: “You guys are responsible for Naira Marley’s idiocy tho, too much hype Lol, is naira Marley not your president again Clown face???”
Peejay tweeted: “So Naira Marley is trying to argue this out really?
I like his vibes but today, he “misyarn”ed.
Whatever he meant to achieve, as a celebrity influence alot of people, he didn’t have to tweet, questioning the authenticity of Corona virus and it’s victims. Victory handVictory hand E go be”.
See more reactions below:
naira marley doesn’t realize the influence he has and he is busy screaming “Cowona viwus iz not weal” . They should hack all his accounts again .
— Bossbabe 😼”Shewa” (@zine_a) March 23, 2020
Naira Marley…I just pray one of ur kids contract this Virus…so you wake up from your stupidity…clout chaser😠😠😠😠😡😡😡 https://t.co/w3coB7KRvS
— Philips Nonny🇳🇬🌈 (@PhilipsNonny) March 23, 2020