Singer Yemi Alade Appointed Africa’s Covid 19 Ambassador

Nigeria’s singer-songwriter, composer and actress

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.

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