Governor Sanwo-Olu Orders Rehabilitation and Support Arrangements for Mary Daniel, a 26-year-old, Homeless Amputee, Who Hawks Sachet-water For a Living in the State

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has ordered the rehabilitation and support arrangements for Mary Daniel, a 26-year-old, homeless amputee, who hawks sachet-water for a living in the state.

The state government had subsequently, offered to take over the welfare of the erstwhile hapless, single mother amputee. Speaking on the intervention of the governor, on behalf of the state government, the Special Adviser to the Governor on Civic Engagement, Aderemi Adebowale, stated that the move became necessary in order to protect the physically challenged woman from abuse and risk.

According to Adebowale, “Daniel, an indigene of Ayingba, Kogi State, who just moved to Lagos two weeks ago, hawked table water in traffic in Oshodi to earn a living, is now in temporary protective custody pending when further plans would be concluded by the government to get her an apartment and also empower her.

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