Protest erupted in Benin City, Edo State, in the early hours of Thursday as youths took to the street to agitate the sudden increase in the pump price of petrol in the country following the immediate removal of subsidy on the pump price of petrol by President Bola Tinubu in his inaugural speech on Monday in Abuja.
The youths displaying protest placards, declared: “we can’t buy petrol at N520 but N210”: “Petrol must be N210 till July ending.” Another placard reads: “Petrol must return to N210.”
Meanwhile, National Daily gathered that the youths are carrying out their protest peacefully. The sudden removal have caused unanticipated hardship in the lives of Nigerians. the situation has indeed increased the suffering of Nigerians from the NEXT LEVEL of former President Muhammadu Buhari to higher altitude.
The Organised Labour has called on the new president to revert the decision on subsidy removal till appropriate provisions are made.