Protest has erupted in Ibadan, Oyo State capital on Friday over the non-availability of the new naira notes and the suffering of the masses.
Scarcity of the new naira notes has spread across Nigeria with Nigerians groaning due to inability to access money to purchase food, transportation and other essentials.
Oyo News reports that the ATMs are dry and the banks are not given out the new notes.
Today’s protest which was violent, had hundreds of protesters storm banks on Idi-Ape road to demand the availability of the new notes.
The protesters also entered the Government seat, Secretariat where security pwrsonnel had tough time quelling the protest.
“We have gone to ATMs, we cannot access this new naira notes, we have gone to banks, we cannot access this new naira notes. The new notes belong to all of us”, the protesters chanted.