“Don’t Fall Into the Trap” Powerful APC Gov Begs Nigerians as Youths Protest Naira Scarcity in Lagos
- The governor of Kogi state has made a strong appeal to Nigerians, as the scarcity of naira bites harder in the country
- While some angry youths have taken their anger out on the government through protests in some states in Nigeria, Yahaya Bello urged the electorates to be focused on the most important task ahead
- The Kogi governor alleged that the move with the naira redesign is aimed against the victory of the APC in the forthcoming election
Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi state has appealed to Nigerians not to blow the current situation in the country out of proportion.
According to him, the democratic setting must not be derailed despite the challenges faced as a result of the cash crunch in the country.
Kogi gov begs Nigerians
Bello made this appeal while speaking at a symposium organised by the Nigeria Union of Journalists Kogi State Council to X-ray the seven+ years of the Kogi State government under Yahaya Bello in Lokoja on Thursday, February 16, Arise TV reported.
Election will hold, Bello assures
The politician further assured Nigerians that the 2023 general election will hold as planned and nothing will hinder its success.
Bello however urged the youths in Nigeria to focus on the important task ahead, as the presidential election draws near.
“Let me assure that what we are enjoying today is safe, though may not be adequate. Let us not destroy the greatest achievement we have recorded under this democracy. We must not be misguided,” Bello stated.
The situation is temporary, Bello noted
He stated further that the situation is just temporary and in a few days, we will have a new president-elect and other elected officers.
Lagosians run for safety as hoodlums take over Mile 12, shoot at passersby, see videos
The people around the Mile 12 area of Lagos state woke up on Friday, February 12, to gunshots as hoodlums take over the street and shot at passersby.
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The incident is happening less than 10 days to general election in the state and people in the area are already in panic.
Many eyewitnesses have taken to their social media pages to share videos of the pandemonium in the Lagos area with different captions.
Tension erupts in south-south state as youths protest against powerful PDP Gov for backing CBN policy, see video
Legit.ng reported earlier that the youths in Edo state are not happy with the leadership of Governor Godwin Obaseki.
In fact, Edo State is boiling at the moment, after residents of Benin trooped out to protest against Governor Godwin Obaseki for the suit the State Government filed in Abuja in support of the Central Bank of Nigeria(CBN).
The protesters are wondering why the State Government would be supporting the CBN despite the hardships in the State over the scarcity of the new naira notes and the refusal of banks to accept the old notes.