Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, a Nigerian actress, says she is undergoing treatment after testing positive for COVID-19, the respiratory disease caused by coronavirus.

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The 42-year-old broke the news in a statement via her Instagram page on Saturday.

She also announced the release of ‘Get Busy’, a video wherein she called on Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos to take actions that will stop the tragic incidents happening in the state.

“I know most of you have been wondering where I’ve been. Well, I contracted COVID-19. I have been ill, in Isolation and Now getting better. More on these details of this soon,” the actress wrote.

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“I have been reading on the devastating news of how our youths are needlessly dying, getting crushed by trailers/containers! This is disheartening and has made my heart really troubled!

“This can happen to anyone and enforcements can’t be taken lightly on this Gov @jidesanwoolu! Pls, do something! I am releasing this video that was shot some time ago Now as I feel the need to.”

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Hello All, I know Mist if you Have been Wondering where I’ve been. Well, i Contracted Covid. I have been ill , in Isolation and Now getting better. More on this details of this soon. However, I have been Reading on the devastating News of How our Youths are Needlessly Dieing getting crushed by Trailers/containers ! This is disheartening and has made my heart really troubled ! This can happen to ANYONE and Enforcements can’t be taken lightly on this Gov @jidesanwoolu !!! Pls do something!!!!! I am Rekeasing this video that was shot some time ago Now as I feel the need to. Thanks @iamharrysong and @clarenceshotit . Thanks for your Love and Orayets as I recover fully, Nigeria Needs to #Get Busy ! ( Full video on my Youtube page )

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In May, she had explained how she abandoned a thriving career in music to focus more on Nollywood.

“The only thing I look back and I feel I shouldn’t have done or should have done more is my music career,” she had said,

“Sometimes I feel a little bit upset myself that I allowed my music career to die down to the point where it did.

“Because, you know, you are coming from a place in the film career where I was on top of my game. I came out with my music and I got a lot of criticism at first.

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“To some extent, I allowed it to get into my head even though it did not rock my call. I kind of allowed myself to just let it go and face other things.

“I can’t understand why I allowed it to go. You know time just passes. When you’re supposed to do something you don’t do it. When you are supposed to make a decision and you don’t take it.”

Watch the colorful video below:

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