Naira notes scarcity: Okowa reacts as protesters kill two, burn banks
Written by Olarotimi Oshin on February 15, 2023
Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State has reacted to today protest which rocked the Udu areas of the State, resulting in the death of two persons and the burning of two commercial banks over naira notes scarcity.
It was gathered that protesters were on a rampage destroying and vandalizing commercial banks’ assets in Express Junction, Udu road area of the State.
Okowa in a statement posted on his verified Twitter handle today strongly advised against resorting to violence and burning down of banks.
He also appealed to residents of the State to refrain from violent acts and allow the government to engage with the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, to make funds available to banks across the country.