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Osogbo Residents Protest Electricity & Petrol Hike, Call For President Buhari’s Resignation

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Osogbo Residents Protest Electricity & Petrol Hike, Call For President Buhari’s Resignation
Osogbo Residents Protest Electricity & Petrol Hike, Call For President Buhari’s Resignation

Protesters under the aegis of the Osun Civil Society Coalition have taken to the streets of Osogbo capital of Osun State to demand the resignation of following the hike in electricity and petrol in the country.

The protesters met on Wednesday, September 16, 2020, converging at the Nelson Mandela Freedom Park, Old Garage Area at 8:15 am and started the protest at 9:07 am.

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According to The Nation, they marched through Oke-Fia junction, Alekuwodo, Ola-Iya junction, and ended the protest in front of the NUJ Correspondent Chapel in Fagbewesa.

They were armed with banners and placards, chanting anti-government words and demanding that President Buhari resign.

President Muhammadu Buhari
President Muhammadu Buhari

One of the individuals leading the protest, Comrade , said:

“Nigerians have never had it so bad like we are under the current administration. We are here to protest against the hike in price which is not affecting businesses.”

Also, a human rights activist and lawyer, Comrade , added:

“We are on the streets today to call for the resignation of President Muhammadu Buhari for his refusal to revert the electricity tariff and petrol price.”

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