Naira Scarcity: Banks burnt in Ogun as residents protest

Protest has erupted in Ogun State over the naira scarcity, with videos online showing two banks set on fire in the Sagamu area of the state.

Reacting to the development, a Twitter user, @arranowanna wrote,

“Kindly advise your friends, families and acquaintances to avoid any protests. Take your frustration to the ballots on Saturday. Don’t burn banks, don’t burn petrol stations, don’t burn government properties.”

Naira scarcity: Banks burnt as violent protest rocks Ogun

The police spokesperson in the state, Abimbola Oyeyemi also confirmed the development.

According to him, Union Bank, First Bank and Keystone Bank branches were attacked by protesters on Monday.

He, however, said policemen have been deployed to the area to quell the situation.

“We are in Sagamu now. The place is seriously burning,” Oyeyemi said. “They attacked Union Bank and First Bank as well as Keystone Bank. We are there right now.”


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