JUST-IN: Women Stage Street Protest Over Hunger, Cost Of Living In Niger

Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn Tumblr +

Some women, on Monday morning, took to the street and blocked the Kpagungu axis of Minna-Bida Road in the Niger State capital city, protesting against hunger and high cost of living.
The women, carrying a placard with the inscription “No food, we are dying of hunger”, demanded a better condition of living and reduction in cost of living for the citizenry.
They accused political office-holders of insensitivity to their plight even as they lamented inability to feed even once in a day.
The protest has caused traffic gridlock on the Minna-Bida Road, which is a link road to the South-West part of the country from the North-Central.
Our correspondent reports that there was commotion at the scene of the protest as at the time of this report as policemen fired teargas canisters to disperse the protesters.

Share.

About Author

Leave A Reply