Some angry Nigerians on Thursday, blocked the Lagos-Benin Expressway at Oluku Junction to protest against the recent fuel scarcity and hike in the country.
The protesters mostly made up youths disrupted travelers on their way to and out of Lagos stranded for hours.
Also, those hoping to do business had their activities put on hold for a long duration.
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The protest left transporters lamenting over the blockade as they expressed dissatisfaction over the incident.
A trader, Grace Emmanuel who was taking her good to Ekiadolor, said the protest would only add to the existing problem.
“It is unfortunate that this protesting is taking place because it will add to the existing problem. If I don’t get my good to where I will sell them, some might get worse and I will incur losses which I don’t want at this time.
“They are protesting for the right reasons. The fuel situation is hitting hard on everybody but blocking the roads will lead to losses to individuals who are going to do business.”
A driver who gave his name as Osahon said the protest has left most people stranded in the axis while calling on the government to look into the cause of the fuel scarcity and hike in the country.
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