Nollywood actress, Nse Ikpe-Etim self-isolates

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Nollywood actress Nse Ikpe-Etim is self isolating after arriving Nigeria from the UK
Nollywood actress Nse Ikpe-Etim is self isolating after arriving Nigeria from the UK

Nollywood actress, Nse Ikpe-Etim on Friday said she is presently under self-isolation after she arrived Nigeria from the United Kingdom.

Nigeria’s Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire, had advised travelers arriving Nigeria to self-quarantine for at least 14 days, in order to limit the potential spread of the deadly coronavirus.

The self-quarantine is highly recommended especially for those arriving from coronavirus hotspot countries, including the UK.

“Yesterday, in the morning, I returned to Lagos from the UK – one of the countries listed as a COVID-19 hotspot by the Federal Ministry of Health,” Ikpe-Etim said on Twitter.

“I am presently in Self-Isolation according to the directives of the NCDC (Nigeria Centre for Disease Control) and in constant communication with them.”

The actress, who came into prominence in 2008 for her role in Reloaded, said she was not displaying any symptoms of the coronavirus.

“However, I will maintain my isolation and keep people at bay till the coast is clear,” she said.

“I hope everyone is responsible enough to do the same.”