July 23, 2024

July 23, 2024

Just In: Two Feared Dead, Banks Set Ablaze As Protest Rocks Warri, Delta Over Naira Scarcity

Protests on Tuesday rocked the Udu road area of Delta State, resulting in the death of two persons and the burning of two commercial banks over naira scarcity.

Recall that protesters went on a rampage destroying and vandalising First, Access and Union commercial banks’ assets at the Express Junction, Udu road, Delta State.

An eyewitness, said two persons had been killed and several others injured due to the protest.

She informed that angry protesters had burned down three banks.

“Everywhere is on fire; First, Union and Access Banks buildings were burnt down by protesters over the naira crisis. At the moment, two people have been killed from trail bullets by Police officers deployed to contain the situation”, she stated.

He added, “two commercial banks, Access and Union Banks, were burnt down and two Corolla Vehicles were burnt down”.

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