A family has been forced to pluck and eat raw leaves mixed with salt for survival after their homes were destroyed by bandits in northern Nigeria.
The family who hitherto were living a decent lifestyle, eating three square meals a day have now been reduced to nothing after the bandits raided their home and took away their belongings.
The disturbing video was shared on social media platform, Twitter by renowned multimedia journalist, Jamil Mabai.
Banditry has become the biggest problem in Nigeria in recent years with the bandits raiding communities especially in the northern part of Nigeria. Their activities have claimed thousands of lifes, leaving scores of others homeless and reducing them to beggars on the street.
The new video making the rounds on social media is yet one of the many bad remnants of the activities of bandits. The report captures that, one of the children confronted her helpless mother and put it to her that he was fed up with eating leaves and he needed some real food to eat as he used to.
Check out the video below.
For those asking, here are the children eating raw leaves because of hunger with their mother. The last child confronted his mom saying he is tired of eating leaves, he needs real that he was used to eating.. Just a snippet….. @YarKafanchan pic.twitter.com/EDEo4XF6Px
— Jamil Mabai (@jaymb000) June 17, 2021