Residents of Benin City, the Edo State capital, today Monday, January 30. trooped out to the streets as they protested the protracted fuel scarcity and hike in the price of petroleum products in the state.
The angry residents erected burnfires on some roads in Benin city, the state capital.
In a video making the rounds on social media, one of the protesters could be heard saying
“This is happening live in Benin City, Edo State capital; huge protest going on over fuel crisis. You can see protesters block roads and making fire on the roadblocks.”
The angry residents claim petrol is being sold to them for as high as N400 per litre.