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VIDEO: Malami, Son Flouts COVID-19 Guidelines, Hold Wedding

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The Attorney General of the Federal and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, reportedly organised a wedding ceremony for his son despite restrictions by COVID-19 guidelines.

In a viral video on social media on Friday night, COVID-19 guidelines were not observed at the wedding ceremony of Malami’s son, Abdul Aziz who was caught on camera dancing with his new bride.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) guidelines prohibit events with over 20 persons in attendance but this was not adhered to as the number of guests at the ceremony surpassed twenty.

In the video shared by activist, Omoleye Sowore shows that physical distancing or the wearing of face mask were not observed.

The guests at the wedding ceremony were seen spraying Naira notes.

Naija News reports that NCDC on Friday night reported five hundred and seventy-five confirmed new cases of Coronavirus in Nigeria.

The health agency affirmed the new cases were recorded as follows; 224 in Lagos, Oyo-85, FCT-68, Rivers-49, Kaduna-39, Edo-31, Enugu-30, Delta-11, Niger-10, Katsina-9, Ebonyi-5, Gombe-3, Jigawa-3, Plateau-2, Nassarawa-2, Borno-2, Kano-1 and 1 also in Abia State.

As at the time this report was given, total confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Nigeria is 31,323, deaths related to the dreadful virus were 709 while 12,795 people so far have been discharged, Naija News understands.

Ogbolu George is a graduate of Mass Communication from the University of Benin. He loves politics, is a movie addict and a die-hard Arsenal fan. George is a Senior Content Creator at Naija News.