Residents of Minna, the capital of Niger State on Monday morning blocked main roads in the city to protest the high cost of living.

Women and young people were among the demonstrators heard shouting protest songs while police officers and other security personnel observed the situation..

Niger Deputy Governor Yakubu Garba, addressed the protesters and stated that the administration understood the suffering and difficulties that families were going through at the moment.


He also added that the government was working towards lowering the cost of living and reducing the effect of the petrol subsidy removal.

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