By Deborah Mustapha
In a bid to curb the spread of Covid-19, popularly called Corona Virus, the First Lady of Ebonyi State, Mrs Rachel Umahi, was spotted dancing on a video posted on one of her social media handles.
Mrs Rachel was born on March 23rd, 1972, in Umuobuna Uburu in Ohaozara Local Government Area of Ebonyi State, a graduate of Rivers State University of Science and Technology from 2001 to 2004. The mother of seven children has been active in an orphanage and less-privileged schemes and with widows. Her hobbies are travelling and reading novels.
However, to recall that Covid-19 is a deadly infectious virus that causes respiratory illness (like the Flu) with symptoms such as cough, fever and in more severe cases, difficulty in breathing. One can protect oneself by washing hands frequently, avoiding touching one’s face and close contact (1 meter or 3 feet) with people who are unwell.
In addition, it can spread primarily via contact with an infected person when they cough or sneeze. Also spread when one touches a surface or object that has the virus on it, then touches their eyes, nose, or mouth.
Following reasons why #First lady of Ebonyi State trend on Twitter, many Nigerians give savage tweets, read;
@LouisOkpara1, “it is not a crime for the First Lady of Ebonyi State to be dancing, but this is a season where seriousness should be bestowed and work should be done in that state. Merriment can happen later”.
@Ayo_olah, “The First Lady of Ebonyi must like to chop life”.
“At a frantic period when the world is suffering from the most disturbing pandemic in the history of mankind. The First Lady of Ebonyi is dancing… Lolzzzz”, @MRtim_1911.
After all the reactions and savage replies, Nigerians, most especially Lagosians, complaint of the likely lockdown extension, however, they pray for this restriction season to end.