Reesidents of Ondo town in Ondo State mostly on Wednesday marched to the street to stage a protest over Naira scarcity and rejection of the old 200, 500 and 1000 Naira notes by banks.
The protest which took place at the popular Akure Motor Park roundabout at the time of filing this report, has led to road barricades and heavy traffic gridlock on the road.
Bonfires were made on the road as men of the Nigeria Police Force were also seen on ground apparently to monitor the protest.
Also, in Ilorin, Kwara State capital, roads have been barricaded to protest the scarcity of the new Naira notes and rejection old higher banknotes by traders.
The situation in Delta State is not so peaceful as youths were said to have set an Automated Teller Machine (ATM) on fire to protest their suffering arising from the scarcity of new Naira notes.
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