Nollywood actress, Toyin Abraham has clarified the news that she has taken over her colleague, Funke Akindele’s position as the new Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) ambassador.
Many news outlet posted that Toyin Abraham is the new NCDC ambassador after Funke Akindele was removed for flouting Federal Government social distancing directives with her house party.
Abraham, recently featured in an advertorial through which the center sensitized Nigerians on the importance of regular hand washing, as well as other coronavirus preventive measures.
It added that the sensitization project, featuring Abraham, had been carried out in partnership with other health agencies such as the United Nations (UN) and others.
Well, while reacting to all these, the actress explained that she isn’t a NCDC ambassador and said she’s not trying to take advantage of a bad situation.
She wrote through her publicist, Sam Olatunji;
“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. Signed:Toyin Abraham.”
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