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Toyin Abraham replaces Funke Akindele as NCDC COVID-19 ambassador

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 Following the sack of the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) ambassador, Funke Akindele-Bello, over flouting of Federal Government social distancing directives, the body has unveiled its new face in the fight against coronavirus pandemic in the country, actress Toyin Abraham. 


The center, through a post on its official social media page on Thursday, introduced the advertorial whom was shot in the Yoruba language and urged people to download and share the video. 

It added that the sensitization project, featuring Abraham, had been carried out in partnership with other health agencies such as the United Nations (UN) and others. 

It revealed the popular actress, Abraham, featured in an advertorial through whom the center sensitized Nigerians on the importance of regular hand washing, as well as other coronavirus preventive measures. 

The NCDC urged Nigerians to adhere to the preventive measures explained by the actress with the aim to protect themselves and their families from contacting the novel virus.