Protesters in Ibadan, Oyo State, mainly youths, on Friday staged a protest against scarcity of the new Naira notes (N200, N500 and N1,000) in the state and across Nigeria.
POLITICS NIGERIA reports that the demonstrators said the scarcity has caused them unbearable hardship, calling on authorities to solve the challenge as soon as possible.
The protest took place at Monatan area of Iwo Road in Ibadan.
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On Thursday, a group under the auspices of the Coalition of Civil Society Organizations for Good Governance (CCSGG) staged a protest in Lagos State over the scarcity of Naira notes.
The protesters blocked Marina Road on Lagos Island, chanting “All we are saying, give us new notes.”
Similarly, some youths protested against the current hardship in Nigeria at Ife Garage in Ondo City, Ondo State.
Some of the placards displayed read ‘Poverty, fuel crisis, unemployment, hunger,’ ‘Stop the hike on our PMS, and ‘The famine is killing the innocent’.