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Hours after Mary Daniel was handed over to her family, see how Nigerians reacted

The Lagos State Government has announced that Mary Daniel, an amputee sachet water hawker, has been released and handed over to her family.


On Thursday, April 29, in Lagos, Princess Aderemi Adebowale, Special Adviser to Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Civic Engagement, announced this in a statement signed by Mr. Sola Ogunmosunle, Director, Public Affairs Department, Office of Civic Engagement.


Mary Daniel's story went viral, and she got donations totaling 26 million naira. She was later arrested by the state government, according to reports. She did, however, make the startling admission that she was an orphan because her father had neglected her when her leg was amputated.

Mary Daniel handed over to her Family

According to the Government, a committee has been formed to oversee Daniel's recovery and ensure that the donated funds are used wisely.

The state government's ultimate goal, according to Adebowale, is for Daniel to become a civically active person in the state.

“She now has the financial means to provide for herself and her child, and she has a new lease on life.” she remarked.

While reacting to this, Nigerians on social media expressed their various views as they wish her well in her new phase. Below are some of the reactions:


Do you think Mary Daniel should have lied even though her Father ignored her? Use the comment section to share your thoughts.

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