RMD Laments Quarantine Centers Without Constant Power And Internet
Nollywood veteran actor, Richard Eyimofe Damijo (RMD), has lamented the conditions of many Nigerians that have been, or may be isolated for Covid-19 scare.
The Chief Daddy prolific actor, took to his social media handle to express possible situation of Nigeria isolation centres, and how many would react.
“Corona scare has even affected captions. I wonder what isolation would be like without constant light and internet. Just staying at home and canceling all public engagements alone is a challenge.”
Considering the situation he painted above, about the Isolation centres, the “God Calling” star actor, imagines the possibility of already infected people hiding their status.
He rhetorically asked, if as a friend, you would report your friend who perhaps may be positive, and subject him/her to such a condition.
In Mofe’s words:
“What with stories of possible affected people hiding away and afraid to come out and be tested? What would you do if you know your best friend is infected with the coronavirus and he is hiding it. Will you report him or her?
Coronavirus has been declared a global pandemic and the confirm cases in Nigeria has risen to twelve, with no death yet.
Travelers and others who may have come in contact with affected persons or are showing symptoms have been advised to make themselves availalble for test of self isolate for two weeks.
Unconfirmed reports suggests that, there might be a covid-19 carrier in attendance at the 7th African Magic Viewers Choice Awards (AMVCA), held on Saturday 14th of March. The award ceremony was held in a popular hotel in Lagos, and had major celebrity from Africa in attendance.
To curtail the spread of the coronavirus, all social and religious activities that would accommodate more than fifty persons at a time, has been banned by government.
Richard Eyimofe Evans Mofe-Damijo was a former Commissioner for Culture and Tourism in Delta State.
In 2005 he won the Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role.
He received a Lifetime Achievement Award at the 12th Africa Movie Academy Awards in 2016.