I never doubted the existence of Coronavirus – Governor Seyi Makinde

I never doubted the existence of Coronavirus – Governor Seyi Makinde

Seyi Makinde, Oyo State Governor, has come out to say that Coronavirus is real even though he made a joke about it.

The governor reacting to the circulated video online where he said Coronavirus does not exist in his party (PDP) during a rally.

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Furthermore, during a telephone interview with Fresh FM on Tuesday March 31st, he said he never doubted the virus not real even though he made a joke about it.

According to his words, he said;

“Okay, first, you know we had a rally, I believe two weeks ago and then I have seen the video that has been circulating

on social media which is being misinterpreted to mean that, I doubted at any time, the existence of COVID-19. The reality is no, I actually never did.

“I had used COVID-19 in the same metaphorical way that their APC leader

did when they were fighting about their chairmanship and he said, well, the virus has gotten into the party.

“So, I made a joke out of it and the video has been circulating that I said there

no coronavirus, that it only exists in the APC. Well, it was a metaphor.

“But to the good people of Oyo State, I want to say again: COVID-19 is real.

So, they must follow all the measures government has put in place to prevent, contain and control this virus.”

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