Nigerian Instagram comic Sydney Egere popularly known as Sydney Talker has cried out to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).This is coming as the famous comedian printed that he is showing signs and symptoms of the novel coronavirus and wishes to be tested. Earlier, a video had gone viral of Talker trying to alert the NCDC of his crucial condition but the NCDC with the aid of it’s Twitter page printed it was a skit. According to the NCDC Twitter handler, they reached out the individual who was once said to be very sick but he has spoke back saying he is well.
The tweet reads:“We received numerous messages & calls, over an Instagram video. The man or woman was said to be very sick & stated that NCDC did not respond. “We have reached out to him and he stated what he did was once a SKIT. He is well .” The NCDC concluded by way of urging people not to spread panic. In response to the tweet, the comedian refuted the NCDC’s claim that he is well.
“What sort of lie is this???😭😡 you didn’t reach out to me and I wasn’t doing a skit. Please all I desire is to be examined because the signs get worse by way of the day”
Following the famous snort master’s response, many of his followers and Nigerians alike flooded social media to ask the NCD to check the comedian. Check out some reactions below:
#StayAtHomeAndStaySafe@volitivo_ I idea it was once one of his jokes but this is serious and scary@NCDCgov kindly take a look at him #sydneytalker
YOUR DADDY ♥@Olafweshy @sydney_talker stated it wasn’t a skit. @NCDCgov nonetheless no longer doing the proper thing, get him examined and do the needful… Remember these round him too… I pray we all beat this…#sydneytalker COVID19|Imam|Buhari|Chioma|Davido|TB Joshua|Akure|NCDC
Michimichi@ApppyM Giver of life, commencing and the end, historic of days, we commit #sydneytalker into your hands, father stretch forth your mighty palms and heal him of all diseases, we solid every worry out and we pray he is aware of what it skill to be in correct health again, in Jesus identify we pray (Amen)
Sodiq O. Afolabi@whoisafo If #sydneytalker has the money, he should power himself down to yaba and get tested those human beings won’t come to your house to pick you up. It’s a privilege to get tested in Nigeria. @davido paid for all his crews to get tested.