BREAKING: Protest in Osun over New Electricity Tariff, Fuel Hike

Scores of protesters took to the streets of Osogbo, Osun State capital, Friday morning , protesting against the increment of fuel and electricity tariff.

The protesters displayed placards showing their displeasure over the increase in electricity tariff and petrol price.

The protesters gathered at the popular Nelson Mandela Freedom park, from where they commenced the march through the streets of Osogbo.

The protesters described the dual approval of new electricity tariff and increment in pump price of petrol as the highest level of insensitivity to the plights of Nigerians by the Federal government.

The Petroleum Products Marketing Company, a subsidiary of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation had, on Wednesday, increased the ex-depot price of Premium Motor Spirit (petrol) to N151.56 per litre from N138.62 per litre.

The Federal government had also on September 1, announced an increment in electricity tariff in the country.

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