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Covid-19: Nigerians divide over Senator Dino Melaye sharing 10,000 each to 5 women hawking banana

Reactions have trailed the kind gesture by former senator, Dino Melaye captured at Tundeenut video footage educating some women Hawking banana in a busy road about Covid-19 and they might contact the virus if they fail to sit at home as government instructed.

The incident which happened in yet to recognized area was sighted seeing the former senator speaking to handful of women who left their house to hawk to survive despite Covid-19 pandemic scourge increasing to stay away from customer at the moment.

One of the women who were advised by Dino, claimed that she is a mother of six.

However, Dino brought some cash and counted some out of it and handed over to each of them; amount of money which seems to be N10,000 each.

While some Nigerians praised his effort to reach out to the poor who needs it, but some frowned at the gesture by saying stealing from the poor or money meant to develop the poor to give them peanut. Some also lambasted him for taking camera over there as they tag it publicity stunt.

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