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Niger Youths Protest Against Bad Roads, Poor Electricity Supply, Banditry

Scores of Youths on Saturday morning.protested in opposition to the poor provide of electrical energy by the Abuja Electrical energy Growth Firm and unhealthy federal roads throughout the state.
The youths additionally requested for the reform of the Nigeria Police and placing an finish to the lawlessness of males of the now dissolved Particular anti theft squad in addition to asking governments to take tangible actions to cease banditry and kidnapping throughout the state.

They matched by way of the main roads of Minna the state capital carrying placards, singing and dancing.

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A lot of the barners have as their main captions #Save Niger State” with riders akin to “Finish banditry”, “Finish, unhealthy roads” “Finish “AEDC”.,” Finish Insecurity Now””Finish rape” “Finish Bokoharam”.

The protest is organised by ” Coalition of Northern Youth Teams” Niger State chapter and at a stage was joined by some artists.

Youths below the aegis of Coalition of Northern Group have staged a peaceable protest in Minna the Niger State capital to demand an finish to insecurity within the state and Nigeria as an entire.

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The convener of the protest, Mohammed Mohammed, emphatically mentioned their motion was not in reference to the continued nationwide #EndSARS protest, however to “search authorities’s consideration in tackling the peculiar challenges that Niger State is confronted with.

“it’s unlucky that regardless of the contributions being made by Niger State to the federal authorities, notably the 4 hydro energy dams located within the state, the presence of the federal authorities has not been felt in our state.

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“Energy provide has been erratic, thereby slowing down financial development in Niger State as youths who’re into entrepreneurship can’t maintain their companies,” Mohammed mentioned whereas addressing the protesters.

He warned that if motion was not taken Youths within the state will shut the three dams and block articulated autos from all federal roads within the state.

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