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07:00 2020-05-02

‘We needed to do more’: volunteers step up in lockdown Lagos

Groups of professionals are helping deliver essential packages in Nigeria’s largest cityCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageTwelve friends fill hundreds of carefully arranged aid packages into four cars, then trail through Oniru’s empty streets, past sky-coloured luxury apartment blocks.In what is notionally an affluent suburb along Lagos’s coastline, the cars stop outside the shells of abandoned, part-constructed buildings, and the friends file into the informal housing compounds that sprawl within.

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