BEARS: Lagos Beggars Strike

BEARS: Lagos Beggars Strike
The recent initiative of the Lagos State Government to rid Lagos State of beggars who are taken rehabilitation center for proper care medically and physically; has become a huge burden for the state government workers.
Several misinformed sympathizers have been attacking the Lagos officials with stones and sometimes engage in physical battles preventing the officials from carrying out their duties.
Although this development is appalling,  it reminds one of ‘The Beggar’s Strike’, a novel written by Aminata Sow Fall.
In the prose, an account of a fictional strike determines the fate of the political class.
In the novel, a plan of military precision is put into action to rid the streets of beggars but the beggars were organized and withdrew their service which sparked panic among the political elites and businessmen.
Please allow Lagos State government carry out their commendable project for beggars in the state.

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