Fuel, Electricity tariff increase: Residents Protest in Osun, give Buhari 5 days to reverse decision (Photos)

By Tunde Olorungbotemi

Residents under the aegis of Coalition of Civil Society have blocked major roads in Osogbo, Osun State capital.

The protesters, who are armed with several inscriptions have earlier converged at Nelson Mandela Freedom Park as early as 7am on Friday, are protesting the increment in the electricity and fuel pump price.

The protesters who were with different placards saying ” we want a better life, enough is enough.

“We are suffering, we can’t breath,no to fuel increment of electricity tariff”.

Speaking, the chairman of Civil Societies Coalition, Comrade Waheed Lawal said the Federal Government under President Muhammadu Buhari has failed Nigerians over unfulfilled promised he made during electioneering process.

Acccording to him “We are here today to tell the Federal Government that Nigerians own this country and the masses voted for President Buhari because of certain promises which they (government) have failed to fulfill.

“We give President Buhari five days ultimatum to reverse electricity tariff and petrol pump price or see riot of the masses.

“After five days we are going to make the country ungovernable for them if they failed to reverse this decision” he added.

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