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Toyin Abraham speaks on replacing Funke Akindele as NCDC Ambassador

Nollywood actress, Toyin Abraham has reacted to reports that she has replaced Funke Akindele as the new Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) ambassador.

Earlier reports has it that Toyin Abraham took over Funke Akindele-Bello position after she flouted Federal Government social distancing directives with her infamous house party.

NCDC shared a recent video on their social media page with caption;

“In Yoruba language, actress @toyin_abraham1 talks about how to protect yourself and prevent the spread of #COVID19

Please watch, download and share with your family and loved ones

This video is in partnership with @UN_Nigeria @UNDPNigeria”

Well, while reacting to the development, Toyin Abraham said she’s not trying to take advantage of a bad situation. She wrote;

“It has just been brought to my attention that blogs are reporting that I am now NCDC ambassador. Implying that I have been used to replace a colleague. That line of thought necessitate I put this out there. I am not an ambassador to NCDC. I do not like the narrative that I am trying to take advantage of a bad situation. I support the campaign against Covid-19, I appeared on a video campaign against the pandemic but please let’s not drag another person down. Thank you.”

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