With the COVID-19 wreaking havoc around the globe, the Enugu state governor, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi celebrated his birthday with some staff in a hall that has over 50 people in it.
This is coming at a time when all the governors are preaching self-isolation and social distancing in order to curtail the spread of the dreaded virus.
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In the viral video, the Governor was seen smiling in front of the gigantic cake with people singing birthday songs for him. The Governor celebrated his birthday on March 19 and some of the attendees were seen wearing nose masks.
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Several reactions have trailed the video. See some of them below.
SEE GOVNOR WEY SAY MKE UNA SELF ISOLATE DEY CELEBRATE IM BIRTHDAY. MY PEOPLE, WHY WE STILL DEY ALLOW DIS KIND RULERS TO DEY RULE Us TIRE ME, ARE WE DAT MUMU AND UNDER MENTAL SLAVERY NI? pic.twitter.com/3VeuXhj0VJ
— Seun Anikulapo Kuti (@RealSeunKuti) March 24, 2020
HBD to Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu state.However, with all that’s happening concerning #COVID19NIGERIA one would have expected you to encourage social distancing #shame @deleyewilliams @APCUKingdom @scarfizal @shittu10 @Equityoyo @apcghanachapter pic.twitter.com/I3BCxX7xLB
— APCYF South West (@apcyouthomoodua) March 23, 2020
Teachers in Enugu State now marching to Government House to Thank Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi for the implementation of new minimum wage.
Corona virus is still a joke to them https://t.co/kdiAQhUO6Z pic.twitter.com/0dFefwAxLq
— Chief Ezekwueche 👑 (@FBanks7) March 19, 2020
With the rate this virus is spreading in Nigeria I was thinking that by now we should be observing social distancing but @OfficialPDPNig Enugu chapter and governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi is organising state congress today #COVID19NIGERIA #Covid19Out @amokelouis @jasmine_naza @ECOnuoha
— ENUGU LOUDSPEAKER (@Jamessucre2) March 24, 2020
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