At least three persons are feared dead following a violent protest over the scarcity of Naira notes in Benin city, Edo state today, February 15.
The protesters attempted to break into the State branch of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) located along Akpakpava Street, a commercial nerve center in Benin City, where most commercial banks are also located. Thereafter, they attacked some commercial banks located in the area.
Some market women in the state also took to the streets to protest the scarcity of Naira notes.
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