Nigerian Afropop sensation, Yemi Eberechi Alade known professionally as Yemi Alade has taken to her Twitter account to raise concerns about the planned re-opening of Universities across the country.

In a series of tweets on the 6th of January 2021, the ‘Shekere’ singer expressed her fears about the fatal consequence of re-opening the Universities. She stressed that there has to be free covid tests, sanitizers and face-masks for every returning student. She said;

“I dont think Universities should open!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! There is a new strain for heaven sake! Atkeast offer every returning student free covid tests , sanitisers ,facemasks ,overalls!”


Yemi Alade further expressed her concerns about practically observing social distancing in a class made up of 100 students. She clearly made it known that she is ‘confused’ regarding the whole situation. She said;

“How can you practice social distancing in a class of 100 students ! No free covid tests, face masks etc and you are opening Universities in the wake of a new strain! I’m confused”

Mixed reactions have trailed the series of tweets by Yemi Alade over her concerns regarding Covid-19 and the re-opening of Universities. Below are reactions of some Twitter users;

A Twitter user calling out Yemi Alade over selfish reasons;