Ugandan rapper-turned-politician Bobi Wine has released a song titled, Corona Virus Alert, alerting people of the world about the coronavirus pandemic, assuring them of their ultimate victory in fighting the disease amidst the ongoing worldwide lockdown. Bobi collaborated with Nubian Li to spread the message of the importance of personal hygiene and social distancing. The disease has claimed the lives of over 24,000 people worldwide. “As we all unite to confront the Corona Virus pandemic, we decided to send this message through music and we hope it will encourage the many efforts to sensitize our people. May this edutainment brigten up your quarantine and please share so that the message reaches far and wide. UnitedAgainst#COVID19. Link in bio for full video”, Bobi Wine captioned the video. Also Read - Coronavirus in Maharashtra: Total COVID Cases Cross 2.25 Lakh-mark, 219 Fresh Deaths
Ten hours after the song was released it had garnered more than 700,000 views on social media with people praising the legislator for the message. Also Read - Uttar Pradesh Lockdown Extension News: Complete Shutdown in Ballia District Extended Till July 21
Watch the song here:
Bobi shared a tweet where people are requesting him to play on TV and Radio. He wrote, “Since morning we have received numerous requests for written authorization to play this song on TVs & Radio stations. Please go ahead and use it! It’s not ours anymore but for the world. We’re only trying to add our voice to the many ongoing efforts against #COVID19. Full video..”
At least 46 countries in Africa have confirmed more than 1,400 cases of COVID-19. Last week, the World Health Organization (WHO) called on African countries to “wake up” to the growing threat of the virus.