COVID-19 is a scam. Corinavirus is not in Nigeria. These are popular sayings of most people living in Nigeria today and parts of Africa. But there is a latest report coming from Rivers State about the death of a local government chairman in the state, and I hope this news will change the mentality of some Nigerians.

Corpse of a COVID19 infected patient carried by Paul bearers

The corpse in this wrapped case and being buried by white clothes undertakers is said to be Chief Odiari Princewill Christopher. You know him? Until his death yesterday, he was the Executive Chairman of Asari Toru Local Government Area has died.

Chief Odiari Princewill Christopher, a local government chairman in Rivers State dies of COVID19

Sources in the local council attributed his death to this “scam” called COVID-19. A sttatement by the Association of Local Government Of Nigeria ( ALGON), Rivers State chapter confirmed the news.

He was not buried in his house or in his family compound but at Port Harcourt Cemetery by NCDC and the Rivers state Covid-19 taskforce in line with the Covid-19 regulations.