Ireland must devise a better, kinder way than direct provision


‘Imagine your child locked in camps with endless rules, depressed and isolated’

My husband and I, with our four children, have been living as Nigerian asylum seekers in direct provision for three years and nine months.

The fanatical Muslim group Boko Haram forced us to flee from two homes. Finally we had to flee the country.

Throughout trouble and tragedy, my husband always struggled to give me and the children the best in life.

He became one of the best IT network technologists in Nigeria.

Hope 2b by Dave Meehan LLLLWhen we were forced to leave, my husband insisted that Ireland would be the best country for us.

He said his father had told him that no country so small and far away from Rome had produced so many saints.

“They are Catholics and…

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