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Protest Rocks Minna South Over Poor Power Supply by oilking: 1:21pm On Aug 31, 2020
Youths of Kpakungu area of Minna, on Monday, August 31, blockaded one of the major roads in Minna, the Niger state capital to voice disapproval of incessant power supply to the state capital.

The annoyed youths sent away the Secretary to the Niger State Government (SSG), Alhaji Ahmed Matane. Who urged them to open up the roads and stop the protest. They challenged Governor Sani Bello should show up to speak to them.

The youths professed tired of the epileptic power supply, saying the Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) taking residents for granted. Youths Blocking Kpakungu Road over Poor Power Supply.

The Kpakungu road is the only road that leads to the Southern parts of the country. One of the most used in the state.

Moreover, Motorists particularly those traveling to the south, still trapped at the area. Efforts of the State Government to bring the protest to an end failed.

As the SSG quickly left amidst boos and chants. One of the Councillors representing Minna South Ward, Aminu Ladan, told reporters zero response from the authorities, saying the protest was peaceful and responsible. “As you can see, the SSG was driven away in anger and the message he brought could not be passed.

My people are demanding for the presence of the Governor. “As a political office holder, I understand that the SSG is a representative of the Governor but the people do not understand that.


They are not convinced and they want the governor to come himself,” he said. The youths promised to close the road for 24 hours until the Governor shows up.


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