The National Center for Disease Control, NCDC has issue a disclaimer concerning star actress, Funke Akindele being their ambassador.
It will be recall that Funke Akindele was arrested some hours ago by the Nigeria
Police Force after she hosted a house party to celebrate her husband’s 43rd
However, with videos of Funke Akindele publicising for NCDC on the preventive
measures citizens should take trending online, the health organization has come
out to clear the air.
According to NCDC, Funke Akindele was never their brand ambassador as they’ve
not engaged any brand influencers I their fight against the deadly pandemic virus.
Dettol who Funke Akindele is representing also came out to disclose that the advert
was just a collaboration with NCDC and that the Jenifa Diary’s sensational act in
not an ambassador.
See their tweets below:
Its still unclear whether Funke Akindele will lose her ambassadorial role with Dettol
due to the arrest that was involved in the action she took.
Her husband, JJC Skillz has also been asked to report to the police station
alongside singer and rapper, Naira Marley who was also present at the celebration.
Funke Akindele had earlier come out to apologise to Nigerians as she revealed the reason behind her actions.
However, her pleas has turned on the deaf ears of fans on social media who have.been calling her out for her action.
According to some fans, a role model like her should obey the Government’s order and should not endanger people’s life just because of a party.