- A Nigerian teacher who teaches French in Ibadan, Oyo state, is feeling the effect of COVID-19
- The unidentified teacher has now embraced okada riding since there are no other means of livelihood
- He says his colleagues are at home because they have nothing else to do other than teaching
A Nigerian teacher teaching French in Ibadan, Oyo state, has embraced okada riding as schools remain closed over the deadly COVID-19 the country is battling with.
The unidentified teacher said since there was nothing he could do as schools had been shut, he decided to use his bike to make money.
He said since the outbreak of COVID-19 in Oyo, the people of the state have been suffering, adding that his colleagues no longer have no means of livelihood.
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In other news, the Indonesian government is rolling out "rice ATMs" in a bid to ensure access for those in need of the essential staple as the country battles COVID-19.
The pandemic has left millions of Indonesians struggling to make ends.
A 28-year-old expectant mother simply identified as Syafri was among the many who lined up at a military base in Depok, on the outskirts Jakarta, for their 1.5kg rice ration.
She said: "I was laid off by my company last week and my husband was laid off too without severance pay. Although it (the rice subsidy) is not that much, it is very helpful in this situation."
Those eligible for the rice ration include daily wage earners, the unemployed, those who do not own a house and people who live below the poverty line.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that Prophet TB Joshua of the Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN) has said life would be full of surprises after the end of the coronavirus pandemic.
The cleric made this known in a statement he released on Monday, May 11, in which he said God is going to establish many who might lose their jobs to the pandemic.
Prophet Joshua said: "If you don’t get your job back or you don’t get a proper job or a full-time job or you run into loss or lose a loved one after this lockdown, don’t despair… God is about to establish you."
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