Following the recent increment in petrol pump price, electricity tariff among others, Osun Civil Society Coalition have demanded for the resignation of President Muhammadu Buhari
The Group on Wednesday morning cnverged at Nelson Mandela Freedom Park, Old Garage area around 8:15 AM and started the protest at about 9:07 AM in Osogbo capital of Osun State
They matched through Oke-Fia junction, Alekuwodo, Ola-Iya Junction and eventually terminated the protest in front of NUJ Correspondent Chapel, Fagbewesa.
Protesters were armed with banner and placard chanting anti-government demanding resignation of Buhari.
The inscriptions on the banner read: ‘Nationalise the oil sector under workers democratic control’, ‘no to fuel, electricity tariff, ‘Buhari govt anti-poor’ and others.
One of the leaders of the protesters, the convener of Dialogue 360, Comrade Waheed Saka, said, “Nigerians have never had it so bad like we are under the current administration. We are here to protest against the hike in price which is not affecting businesses.
Similarly, a human right activist and lawyer, Comrade Alfred Adegoke said we are on the streets today to call for the resignation of President Buhari for his refusal to revert the electricity tariff and petrol price.