The minister of information in the federal republic of Nigeria , Lai Mohammed has responded to Nigerians complaining of hunger on Facebook, tweeter , Instagram , television stations and radio stations due to the Lockdown that , the federal government has disbursed over 100 billion Naira to poor Nigerians and vulnerable persons affected by the Lock down all over the country .
The minister stressed that , No Nigerian is hungry, we have disbursed 100 billion Naira to the poor. Adding that most poor people all over the country have received the money.
However , Nigerians have been calling out the federal government of on social media platforms , radio , television station over failure to provide food , electricity , for them in the midst of Lockdown to prevent the spread of coronavirus disease.
They have also queried why the disbursement has to start up North when the lockdown is ordered in Lagos, Abuja and Ogun. The government should have shown some semblance of concern by starting the disbursement in the affected states first.
Sadly, while the FG is giving 10 thousand naira to individual households in areas not yet affected by lockdown, Lagos and Ogun state governments are giving less than a quarter of bag of rice to a whole community in the name of relief materials
Some Residents of remote areas in Abuja lamented on how officials from FCDA/NCDC came to share pamphlets on COVID-19 instead of the supposed palliatives after gathering people in thousands and it resulted to chaos which led police to shooting bullets into the air to disperse people.