Covid-19: I have many mouths to feed, relief materials not enough - Nigerian man laments

Covid-19: I have many mouths to feed, relief materials not enough - Nigerian man laments

- As the lockdown on Lagos, Ogun and Abuja affects businesses, a Nigerian man has lamented his harsh reality

- Despite the Lagos state government's effort to cushion the economic effect with relief materials, the man said it is not enough

- According to him, the rice in the relief package cannot feed his eight children and two wives in this pandemic period

An unnamed Nigerian has come out in a viral video to complain about the quality of relief materials the Lagos state government gave out.

He said that despite the billions that were donated by wealthy people in the country, the relief materials he got were way below his expectation.

He wondered how people like him would survive, asking the government to do more as he has many mouths to feed.

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The unnamed man in the video also lamented that the government measure of a 14-day lockdown is bad with the miserly measure of rice he got.

In some of his final words, he begged the government to review their plans.

Watch the video below:

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Meanwhile, it was earlier reported that as the government declared a total lockdown in places like Lagos, Ogun and Abuja.

Some Nigerians have complained that the lockdown will do more harm than good to the Nigerian citizens as there is an absence of appropriate welfare packages.

They also wondered why despite the billions of naira donated, no provisions have been given to the people.

Others also said she has not seen the government distribute common safety materials like toiletries or hand sanitizers.

They also lament that unlike other countries where there are stimulus packages to cushion the effect of staying at home, the Nigerian government has done nothing in that regard.

Meanwhile, Ghana's confirmed cases of coronavirus have shot up to 195 including 5 deaths and 31 recoveries.

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