A storm of reactions by Nigerians has greeted claims by Prophet Chukwuemeka Ohanaemere better known as Prophet Odumeje, that “there is no Coronavirus in Nigeria.
Naija News had reported earlier that the controversial Anambra Prophet made this claim on the micro-blogging site, Twitter on Monday, a day the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) confirmed 245 new COVID-19 cases in Nigeria.
The controversial prophet who is Spiritual Director of Mountain of Holy Ghost Intervention Deliverance Ministry World Miracle Center, alias Land of Freedom, insisted that there is no COVID-19 in Nigeria, adding that “ if you look deeply you will know that we have only businessmen.”
“There’s no #COVIDー19 in #Nigeria, if you look deeply you will know that we have only businessmen,” Prophet Odumeje tweeted on Monday morning before the NCDC announced 245 new Coronavirus cases in Nigeria on Monday evening.
— Prophet Chukwuemeka Ohanemere (@Dlionhimself) May 4, 2020
According to the NCDC, of the 245 COVID-19 cases recorded on Monday evening, 76 were detected in Lagos, Nigeria’s commercial city, 37-Katsina 32-Jigawa 23-Kano 19-FCT 18-Borno 10-Edo 9-Bauchi 6-Adamawa 5-Oyo 5-Ogun 1-Ekiti 1-Osun 1-Benue 1-Niger 1-Zamfara.
The NCDC tweeted: “245 new cases of #COVID19; 76-Lagos 37-Katsina 32-Jigawa 23-Kano 19-FCT 18-Borno 10-Edo 9-Bauchi 6-Adamawa 5-Oyo 5-Ogun 1-Ekiti 1-Osun 1-Benue 1-Niger 1-Zamfara 2802 confirmed cases of #COVID19 in Nigeria Discharged: 417 Deaths: 93,” the tweet added.
245 new cases of #COVID19;
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) May 4, 2020
I disagree with u sir. As at last year Lagos state made about 34 BILLION Naira from IGR alone every month. This year Lagos state projection for IGR is 73 billion Naira every month. Tell me how 23.9 billion Naira(total amount given 2 Nigeria) is more than 73 billion Naira?
— Ugwu Joshua (@Josh4Humanity) May 4, 2020
The Lion has spoken after all “adaa ahu oka na filling station”
— DeeKee CBN_AFC (@click2cbn) May 4, 2020
— Anyi (@Anyi71782680) May 4, 2020
The man is just cruising.#MercyEkeXPatricia
— The PROPRIETRESS (@Proprietress01) May 4, 2020
Hahahaha,,,,,,I hear you Sir
— CHEKWUBE (@MRnoLIMIT4LIFE) May 4, 2020
If we look deeply? You mean looking from Lagos deep into Kano?
— Smoocho Dankwa Inana (@onumonu) May 4, 2020
The INDABOSKI PAHOSE has spoken
— Potbelly Youth (@officialijoba02) May 4, 2020
The lion has spoken !
— OGARANYA (@Jaskybaba) May 5, 2020