Due to the overwhelming strive to get the newly redesigned naira notes, some angry residents of Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, have resolved to be violent and attacked a commercial bank in the city.
A viral video obtained by 𝕹𝖔𝖇𝖑𝖊 𝕽𝖊𝖕𝖔𝖗𝖙𝖊𝖗𝖘 𝕸𝖊𝖉𝖎𝖆 on Saturday morning shows the citizens destroying a facility of a Commercial Bank, reportedly located at Agodi in Ibadan.
Watch Video Here || Download Video Here
The bank’s Automated Teller Machine (ATM) boots and other facilities were all vandalized while bank staff were forced to run for safety. Watch Video Here
The mob also vandalized some cars packed in the bank’s vicinity. Naija News reports that the protest started in Ibadan on Friday as angry citizens took to the streets to lament the non-availability of the new naira notes and the hardship the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) policy had caused.
The protesters also lamented the lingering fuel scarcity in the entire country. Many major roads in the city were blocked as the protesters went around with placards lamenting the current situation. Watch Video Here
The protest as well brought commercial activities to a standstill as popular roads such as the Iwo Road, Gate, and other roads in Oyo State were blocked by the angry protesters