In her everyday life, Melatu Uche Okorie doesn’t tend to tell people where she comes from.
By that, she doesn’t mean Nigeria - her country of origin. She means the eight-and-a-half years she spent in direct provision in Ireland, living on €28.70 per week, with officials watching her constantly. She’s afraid of what people might think if they knew she had spent time in direct provision, so she doesn’t say anything at all....
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