- A lady who uses a fake baby to beg in Lagos state has been exposed to the general public as people react in shock
- A video trending online shows the lady cuddling an item that looks like an infant when she was soliciting money from a motorist
- But the motorist insisted that he wants to see what is in the wrapped clothes before he will give anything to her
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In the video, the lady was clutching the wrapped item and was cuddling it just like a mother cuddles a baby.
But the person she was begging for money is also a real Lagosian who cannot just be fooled by a fake hustler.
He insisted that he must see the face of the baby before he will give anything to the beggar.
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Many were shocked that when she exposed the wrapper, there was no baby.
Watch the video below:
Reactions trail video of Lagos beggar
Nigerians are reacting to the video which was posted on Instagram by @seunoloketuy. Many are in anger as they say the lady and whoever does such a business should be stopped.
Many more blamed hunger and poverty for such ugly business. See some of the reactions below:
"Knowing fully well that’s she’s wrong and actually laughing, says it all. Stealing by deceit."
"And she is laughing. She must be arrested."
"Na why I no dey give roadside beggers shi shi, I would rather go to an orphanage."
"Lagos is not just for the weak, you can survive Lagos, you can survive anywhere else in the world."
Beggar arrested in Abuja, found to be in possession of N500,000
Meanwhile Legit.ng had previously reported that a fake beggar was arrested in Abuja and she had the sum of N500,000 cash with her.
The lady was also discovered with a $100 bill. Authorities of the Federal Capital Territory arrested the woman named Hadiza.
FCTA said the woman was unable to properly explain how she came about the huge sum of money given that she is a beggar.