The Minister for Humanitarian Affairs and Poverty Alleviation, Betta Edu, on Saturday, held a social register programme for the vulnerable people living in Makoko area of Lagos State.
During her visit, she distributed food items, including rice and vegetable oil, to riverine dwellers in the community.
She also conducted a free medical programme for the residents.
Many of her followers on X (formerly twitter) have reacted to the activities, Some are critical of the activities:
Sylvanus odogwu @Odogwu1968: My question still remains why can’t the govt transform makoko?
Sam Ed @iam_samedoho: What will happen when they finish eating the rice? 🤷♂️🤷♂️🙄. Go back to square one 🤔
Onungene Ezechukwu @ezechukwumicha4: Food is never the solutions and I rejected food without provisions to survive alone.
APA WEMBA @lexyy4real: I’ve said it several times, Makoko is for pictures.
The Mou @mourinhotwits: So after the rice and ororo, what next? REPEAT?
Others are impressed:
Kareem olusegun @masonsokun4real: Thank you.
wejek @wejek: Well done 👏
Gbemi Obi @gbemi_obi: 👏👏👏👏👏👏
See the photographs: