NCDC And Dettol Denies Funke Akindele-Bello As Their Ambassador

Nigera Center For Disease Control NCDC and Dettol denies Funke Akindele-Bello as brand ambassador

It was earlier reported that Nollywood star Funke Akindele-Bello was arrested on Sunday by Lagos police command for violating the social dancing directive issued by the Federal government and Lagos state government to be able to contain the spread of coronavirus.


Funke violated the directive by hosting a house party in honour of her husband on Saturday.

The Nollywood star had appeared in adverts for the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control and Dettol, urging Nigerians to observe social distancing and good hygiene.

It was learnt that the NCDC partnered with Dettol on a public service message to educate communities about preventive measures against COVID-19.

After a video of the birthday event viral on social media, Nigerians on Twitter, Instagram who thought Funke was an ambassador of the brands called on NCDC and Dettol to terminate their contracts with her for violating an order that’s meant to manage the spread of coronavirus.

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