RE: THAT BBC DOCUMENTARY ON LAGOS
Severally lots of writers have published articles on “That BBC Documentary on Lagos”, good write-ups I must say but reading through I begin to wonder if these author actually watched the three(3) part documentary as produced by Will Anderson and titled “Welcome to Lagos”. I think people who have an issue with the series need to pay closer attention to the first few sentences of the commentator which gives an indication of its goal. The goal of the series is to portray life in a megacity, not to showcase the posh parts of Lagos or the infrastructural provisions but to show where more than half of the large population of Lagos live.
The documentary is a story of poor and neglected Nigerians who have chosen hardwork and innovation over other ill-advised means. This should be an opportunity for Nigerians to reach out and work towards addressing some of