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BREAKING: Protesters Block Lagos-ibadan Expressway Over Naira Scarcity [VIDEO]



BREAKING: Protesters Block Lagos-ibadan Expressway Over Naira Scarcity [VIDEO]

Protesters has blocked the Lagos-Ibadan expressway over Naira scarcity 

Hoodlums protesting the country’s naira scarcity have shut down the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway near the Mowe/Ibafo axis in Ogun State.

Protesters armed with sticks and other weapons barricaded the expressway in the early hours of Friday, causing heavy gridlock on both sides of the road.

iexclusivenews reports that hundreds of motorists are currently stranded on the road.

Below are video of the incident:

This is as violent protests over the scarcity of naira notes continues to spread across the country, particularly within and around Lagos.

Hoodlums had also on Friday morning, stormed major roads in Mile-12, Ketu and Ojota areas, along Ikorodu Road, and Iyana-Ipaja.

Motorists and residents who were on their way to different places of work hurriedly turned back in panic as the rioters went berserk with bonfires set across the road.

However, iexclusivenews reports that confirming the unrest, the spokesman of the Police Command in Lagos said:

“It is true. Our men are there. Reinforcement units have been deployed. Stay safe out there as we closely monitor and manage the situation.”