Singer Yemi Alade appointed Africa’s Covid 19 ambassador.

Nigeria’s singer-songwriter, composer and actress Yemi Alade has been appointed as Africa’s ambassador for covid 19.

The multiple award-winning African star is tasked with the responsibility of encouraging Africans to get vaccinated against Covid-19, in a campaign called It’s Up to Us.

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The campaign is spearheaded by the Africa Centre for Disease Control (CDC) and Mastercard

According to the Africa CDC, just 12.33% of the continent’s population is fully vaccinated, and just 0.91% have received their booster shot.

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In a tweet, Alade said she is excited to join the Africa CDC, Mastercard and thousands of Africans to stop the spread of coronavirus “one shot at a time”.

In 2020, Yemi was made Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

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