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Just as Nigerians are indexed as one of the poorest countries in the world, the bitter effect seems to be appearing on some Nigerians amid hitting Coronavirus.
Scannews24 understand that presence of COVID-19, unarguably, has, directly and indirectly, worsened the living condition of a majority of Nigerians since the escalation.
Surfaced pictures of some men eating food from the floor have triggered reactions on social media attracting severe condemnation.
The food, which was seen on the ground, appears to be a mixture of Beans and Yam, was said to be left behind by a food vendor.
As hygiene demands, the mobile food seller, seeing the food suspected to be contaminated as it pours on the floor, left it to be swept away to the bin.
But, surprisedly, three men who were referred to as ‘Agboro” gathered to feed on it.
Many who have come across the touching photos, queried to know what could cause such adults to feed on rubbish.
The National Bureau of Statistics, in May, reported that 40% of people in Nigeria live in poverty, highlighting the low levels of wealth in a country that has Africa’s biggest economy.