In keeping with Saturday Punch, Lizzy Evoeme, popularly often known as Ovuleria within the now rested NTA collection, New Masquerade, stated on Friday that she was by no means so sick that she wanted prayer.
Evoeme, who performed the function of the spouse of Chief Chika Okpala, popularly often known as Chief Zebrudaya Okoroigwe Nwogbo alias 4:30 within the play, was reacting to the information of her dying which went viral on social media on Wednesday.
However talking with Saturday Beats on Friday on the phone from Port Harcourt, Rivers States, she stated, “There was by no means a time I was so sick that it get to the paper or the media. I was by no means so sick that I wanted prayer and I made it public.
“My illness is simply the illness of aged folks – arthritis, hypertension – that’s it.”
Requested what she thought was answerable for the dying hearsay, the actress stated, “I want I knew. I want somebody can reply the query for me.’’
‘Those behind the rumour deserve punishment’
On his half, Okpala on Friday in Enugu State advocated punishment for distributors of pretend information.
The comic who spoke with Punch, condemned the rumoured dying of Evoeme.
Questioning how some Nigerians could be blissful to announce the false demise of others on social media, Okpala stated there needs to be accountability for no matter was put within the public house.
He stated, “That is the form of faux information sensible to us and never solely to the federal government however to each citizen of this nation. I am stunned that such information spreads like hearsay when no one cared to research whether or not it was true or not.
“No person went to her residence. No person went to the place she lives in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. All they did was to concoct information that the lady is lifeless. For me it’s unwelcome.’’
“That particular person ought to have a minimum of name Zebrudaya who continues to be alive in line with him. You already know that they did similar to me a while in the past. There needs to be accountability on what’s posted on social media to the general public for accountability.”