- Scores of hungry residents in Port Harcourt, Rivers state, rushed to scramble for spaghetti at the scene of an accident
- The residents helped themselves with spaghetti after a minibus and trailer loaded with cartons of the product were involved in an accident
- The residents say the spaghetti will help in cushioning the effect of COVID-19 as they claim the deadly disease has brought hunger upon them
Scores of hungry residents in Port Harcourt, Rivers state, rushed to the scene of an accident to scramble for spaghetti which scattered on the road.
The accident involved a minibus and a trailer loaded with cartons of spaghetti at UTC Junction in Port Harcourt, The Nation reports.
Legit.ng gathers that the residents rushed to the scene with different sizes of bags and began to pack the pieces of noodles that littered the ground as they complained of hunger.
Some residents could be seen removing their shirts and using them to pack the spaghetti.
A middle-aged man who refused to mention his name said the food was a blessing from God because they had been hungry due to the lockdown occasioned by COVID-19.
In other news, a member of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Imran Abdullahi, has melted hearts after sensitising Almajiri children in the community he is currently serving his fatherland.
Abdullahi, who is serving in Kano state, sensitised the children on how best to protect themselves against the deadly COVID-19.
He said he spent the Children Day sensitising Almajiris on regular washing of hands and the use of alcohol-based hand sanitise.
The children were also taught on how to maintain physical distancing and on the right use of face masks.
He said: "In my own little way, I donated cash; sanitizers; multipurpose soaps; facemasks, etc. My interactions with them have proven that with support, they too can be among the very best.
"This is a clarion call on all levels of government to make children welfare especially the underprivileged and vulnerable ones among their priorities."
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