COVID-19 PANDEMIC: THIS UPRISING WILL BRING OUT THE BEAUTY AND BEAST IN US(3)

Taiwo AKINLAMI

On Friday, March 27, I began this series to bring out the the BEAUTY and the BEAST as we go through the COVID-19 season as a Third World country.

I have noted that being a Third World country, where governance is in the very back burner of the day to day lives of the people, we are likely to see more BEASTS than BEAUTIES.

The welfare and the security of the people shall be the primary aim of government, provides the constitution of Nigeria, in the spirit of the age-long principle of Social Contract.

As I submitted in my first piece, crisis comes to reveal us. This is the question: has the welfare and the security of the people been the primary aim of Nigerian government?

86.9 million of the estimated 180 million Nigerians live in extreme poverty. According to the
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