Metro Boko Haram: Widows, Elderly Victims Take To Begging In Borno, Yobe - Leadership



Locals who had lost their bread winners or got displaced as a result of the ongoing Boko Haram insurgency have now been forced to take to begging in the streets of Borno and Yobe states, LEADERSHIP reports.

Men and women who have become circumstantial beggars have become a common sight within the city of Maiduguri and Damaturu, capital cities of Borno Yobe states respectively. They also beg on the highways.

A large number of them are women who have lost their husbands in the ongoing insurgency. They go from office to office, or position themselves in front of eateries and shopping centres and beseech any person that comes around for alms to feed themselves and their children.

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