The outbreak and protraction of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), now a global pandemic, has crippled the activities of many civil society organisations (CSOs) across Africa, including Nigeria. In order to ameliorate the effects, facilitate their recovery and guarantee survival in post-pandemic Nigeria, responses must reflect empirical realities; which justifies the timeliness and relevance of this study.
Informed by the preceding, the aim of this study was to document the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on CSOs’ operations. It further sought to identify areas where CSOs need to shore up their capacities and how to go about it. Also, the study explores how WACSI can facilitate support to CSOs as well as specific areas where CSOs themselves need to internally reform.
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