- An unidentified old woman reacted to the news of the government demolishing her house
- She pleaded with the government to hold back on the plan
Following the NAIJ.com interview of an old woman begging the government not to demolish her house, Nigerians have reacted to the viral video and are interested in helping the woman.
NAIJ.com correspondents met with the old woman at Agbado Crossing area of Ogun state. The distraught old woman was bothered about the demolition plans of the government as she heard it was going to affect her.
NAIJ.com gathered that the woman recently lost one of her children and is still in shock. The news of the demolition shook the frail woman who pleaded in Yoruba for the government not to bring down her house. She said she has nowhere to go if her house got destroyed in the demolition plan.
She also revealed that she had sent someone to her last surviving son who lives in Ijoko, an area on the outskirts of Ogun state. From what was heard, the son has refused to come to the aid of the woman.
Thousands of Nigerians have reacted to the video that went viral as they joined the woman in pleading with the government not to break the woman’s heart with her age and everything she has been through.
At the moment, some good hearted Nigerians are ready to help this woman as they are looking for means of reaching her and connecting with her.
Watching the old woman talk in the video would melt your heart as she tried her best in making the government see reasons why her house should not be demolished.
She was confident her last surviving son would come to her aid and settle the government if need be. However, the son has gone missing-in-action as he has refused to show up or comfort the old woman. See more pictures of the old woman below:
1. Woman pleads with government
2. Old woman cries out to the government
3. NAIJ.com correspondent comforts her
4. The only surviving son of the woman lives in Ijoko
Watch the NAIJ.com video below to see the old woman pleading with the government not to demolish her house: