The Presidency reacts as Zlatan mocks coronavirus surge in the country

The presidency reacts to Zlatan Ibile’s tweet where he mocked the latest update of the surge of coronavirus.


On Sunday, April 19, NCDC announces the latest update on the cases of coronavirus in the country on Twitter.

It didn’t take long before Zlatan reacted to the tweet with several laughing emojis.


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This, however, drew the attention of the presidency; as the Personal Assistant on New Media to President, Bashir Ahmad replied to the singer.

The tweet reads:

“Zlatan, as President Buhari stated in his national broadcast on April 13th, ‘this is not a joke, it’s a matter of life and death,” 

Zlatan went on to reply:

Twitter users as expected camped in his comment section different views over the tweet.

Shehu later responded saying the reason he reacted to Zlatan’s post was because of his status as a celebrity.

I can see some people are angry with my reply to Zlatan’s tweet, which he made a joke out of NCDC’s last night update on #COVID19Nigeria. I didn’t reply him as Zlatan, I replied him as a celebrity, who has hundreds of followers. Again, ‘this whole #COVID19 issue is not a joke,” he wrote.

It is not the first time Zlatan will be mocking or denying the existence of the virus.

Recall about a week ago during an Instagram live chat, the rapper said he doesn’t believe that coronavirus actually exists.

Meanwhile, 38 new cases surface as Coronavirus spreads to Gombe, Abia, Sokoto. Read more.

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