#BringBackEvent: CFR Movement Cries to FG to relief their bans on Events
A group of comedians known as Comedians of Federal Republic Movement, CFRM are pleading state and the Federal government to bring back events, stressing that they will adhere to the preventive measures to curtail the pandemic. #BRINGBACKEVENTS
According to Tormene Eebubari, popularly known as Comedian Tormene, who spoke on behalf of the group, said that comedians, MCs, DJs and events planners are crying to the government to lift their ban on events so that they can have their jobs back to be able to meet the needs of their families as its their only source of income.
“We would like to firstly salute and appreciate the immense efforts of the Nigeria’s Presidential Task Force on Covid-19 in conjunction with Lagos States Government and pro-activeness of the NCDC on covid-19. History will forever remember your doggedness in the fight against Coronavirus.”
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“We comedians, MCs, DJs, events planners are crying to the states and Federal Government to bring back our events. We will adhere to the preventive measures to curtail the virus. Imagine staying at home without income for six months.”
“Some of us are breadwinners for our respective families. We cannot steal, that is why we are crying and begging because hunger wants to kill us.”
“Meanwhile, the past six months has been turbulent for MCs, comedians and entertainers in the country, following the executive orders of both the states and Federal Governments which has created an unprecedented economic downturns whilst we were not given any palliatives to cushion the effect of the pandemic on us.” he said.
The group stated that they understand that the need for everyone to comply with covid-19 prevention guidelines is very paramount to us. However, considering the growing success rates of recovery and gradual ease of lockdown wherefore businesses and religious centers are reopening with guidelines, they hope that the dear industry will also be given an utmost consideration to reopen so that they can put food on their respective table.
“We appeal for government intervention (Mr Babajide Sanwo Olu and President Mouhammadu Buhari) to support our dear industry with bail out funds and policies that will engender financial stability over the period of time the pandemic will be over as we did not enjoy any direct palliative to cushion the pains for comedians and MCs” - He said
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They therefore appeal to government for intervention. #BRINGBACKEVENTS
FOR: COMEDIAN MOVEMENT OF NIGERIA (CMN) CFRN #BRINGBACKEVENTS