First of all I'll like to say that these pandemic times has changed people, their norms, their attitude and even their morality as well. Death is of course one thing everyone is afraid of and just watching the numbers of affected or dead people that's talked about on television shills the fear in the minds of people. I do believe that being a hugger or shrugger depends on one's country or location. In Nigeria my country the majority of people we have are huggers this is because many have hardly seen anyone with Corona virus contrary to the numbers that the government are televising on air.
I'll like to say my country has been least affected, and I'll like to say my country is a developing country and most states where opinion of people are exchanged are in the rural areas, of course I live in the rural area. So how come many people are going about their activities, mixing up with people in the market and exchanging handshake without anyone getting infected? Truth is, it's only logical as long as people who lives and work in a rural never leaves their little setting for the bigger cities exposing themselves with government officials who travel outside the country just to treat a fever then it's fine. The raw fact is that most African country were just affected in a tiny scale and they've handle it just fine without breaking the economy. Nigeria for example.
So in the place where I live, most people conduct parties, marriages burial and small gathering including large gatherings. Sometimes official of the law arrests these people and extort lockdown fees on them but the truth is that people happily pay these fees because they've been gathering together for a long time and no one has ever shown a symptom of the virus at all. Truth is me in particular I've gathered in large crowds, not because I don't believe in the virus but because I feel we haven't really been hit like countries like Italy or England and hence our lockdown rules are supposed to be different.
So corruption is why the government are actually not opening schools, cinema and other places just like countries with more serious cases are doing. The government have generated about 1.6 billion naira in grant from other countries and if they open schools at this time, they'll stop receiving this grant and these monies they've collected they've hardly used it to establish a working system that will restore back lives, feed people and stabilise the market cost of purchasing goods and services and this is the main reason why people go about their activities without thinking about contracting the virus because they mostly believe the numbers televised on air are mostly lies and it's far lesser than they say it is.
In the next 12 months I think everywhere will have been more than stabilised. We don't have people who are scared of the virus here this is because majority of the people hardly knows anyone who's been infected. Officials are the only one's enacting lockdown rules but in most cases no one obeys them and people are just fine by all means. "I think particularly I've been glad our country hasn't been affected much and the noise we've been hearing is just the government's scheme to make as much money from the situation. Although some prominent people has been infected and others too as well but this is because they're always exposed to people from outside the country and this has been the situation.
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