Internally displaced persons (IDPs) in north-eastern Nigeria’s Maiduguri city have expressed concern as coronavirus spreads across the African country.

They have complained of a lack of government support, even at this time of crisis.

“There’s no support or any donation that will encourage hygiene and healthy lifestyles, yet they are making emphasis on coughing etiquette and good personal hygiene… how do you expect the less privileged in the camp to cope with this situation,” Africa News website quoted an IDP from Gwoza as saying.

Aisha Abubakar, another IDP from Nganzai, said she couldn’t help but pray to God to

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