14.5 million Nigerians face food crisis due to insecurity, COVID-19


The United Nations Children’s Fund(UNICEF) has disclosed that no fewer than 14.5 million Nigerians are facing acute food insecurity as a result of persisting insecurity and the devastating impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

It warned that the problem is not peculiar to the Northern part of the country alone but it’s happening in all the regions with a variable prevalence of food insecurity.

The UNICEF Nutrition Officer, Nkiru Enwelum stated this at a media dialogue on SDGs as Child Rights with a focus on malnutrition organised by the Child Rights Information Bureau (CRIB) of the Federal Ministry of Information and Culture in collaboration with UNICEF in Enugu.

Enwelum lamented…

Source: Nigerian Tribune