Uber driver who allegedly had contact with the Italian man cries out #Coronavirusnigeria

A Nigerian man who claims he is the Uber driver that picked up the Italian man who became the first Coronavirus case in Nigeria, has cried out for help.

The alleged Uber driver, Olugbenga Bodurin, took to his social media page, boldyemi to cry out for help after he claims he was the uber driver that picked the Italian man diagnosed with the coronavirus from the airport and they talked, gisted and laughed together.

Uber driver who allegedly had contact with the Italian man cries out #Coronavirusnigeria


He wrote;

I had contact with Italian citizen the day before yesterday. Am an uber driver i picked him at airport. We talk,gist and laugh together. We even dine together… My name is olugbenga bodunrin. 08136464040

Many are reacting to this new information even as the ministry of health stated that they were working on identifying everyone who was in contact with the patient  with the help of the State Emergency Operations Centre to respond to and implement firm control measures.

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See some reactions to the post below/.

Immediately he wrote “we even dine together” I started having doubts about this Post…

I Called him and asked where he is and where he Met the Italian guy and where they dined, Baba said he never Met any Italian guy and he just tweeted this as a Joke 🤦🏻‍♂️  #coronavirusnigeria – @Cutewalterr

Alright, while you’re waiting for the Government to come pick you up, please create a list of individuals you’ve akso come in contact with or given a ride in your vehicle in the past 3 days and give the government. God bless and keep you. 🤙🏽 – @demola08

Below are coronavirus toll-free emergency numbers… 0909 299 6283 (call), 0809 555 3232 (call), 0708 711 0839 WhatsApp, 0809 955 5577 SMS. Source: NCDC – @umadecave

Is it the same person? Even if it’s not, why don’t you just turn yourself in to the medical authorities and get tested. And while you are there, give details of other people you’ve had contact with. Help save yourself and someone else – @Temitope_AA

This is good, all the passengers you have carried, the people you have talked to since that day should be quarantined too. Need to combact this before it starts spreading Folded handsFolded hands – @Zaddy_nomso

Has any1 tried to spk wit dis man? I just did & it appears he’s outside of his house and he also claimed som1 asked him to come & meet him or her at iyano oba. Presently he is even wit som pple who are also telling him to get to a hospital. The worse part is he thinks ds is funny – @Lollylarry1

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