Fireboy DML Hails Health Workers Taking the Lead in Covid-19 Fight
8 May 2020
By Cheloti Joshua
Nigerian singer and songwriter Adedamola Adefolahan, known professionally as Fireboy DML has recognized efforts being done by health workers in the ongoing fight against the Covid-19 pandemic.
The 24-year-old singer signed to YBNL Nation, an independent record label founded by Nigerian rapper Olamide noted that the health workers at the frontline of the pandemic have sacrificed a lot.
In a tweet, Fireboy DML further asked Nigerian citizens to remain at home and also encouraged them to adhere to all precautionary measures that the government has put in place in a bid to curb the spread of Coronavirus.
"please stay home, and if you MUST go out, make una use protective gear and maintain social distancing abeg " read part of Fireboy DML's tweet.
"love and gratitude to all the health workers at the frontline of this pandemic. thank you so much for your sacrifice and God bless you!" he added.
Nigeria is among the most affected counties in Africa with over 3,000 confirmed Coronavirus positive patients.
It is only recently that the government eased lockdown restrictions in some of the most affected states among them Lagos, Ogun and the capital Abuja.
Musicians in Nigeria have taken the lead in urging citizens to take precautions and help the Governmennt contain the highly infectious virus.
The artists have also been asking the Governmennt to up their game in preventive measures.
It is only recently that award-winning singer Yemi Alade asked the Government to provide face masks, sanitizers and other protective gears as well as testing kits to the common citizens.