The recent fuel subsidy removal and an increase in the pump price of petrol is tearing Nigerians apart.
As the Nigerian Labour Congress and Trade Union Congress are threatening to embark on a strike against the hike in fuel price, youths in Bauchi state took to the streets on Tuesday morning, May 17, in support of the government’s decision.
The protesters had fliers and posters with inscriptions supporting President Buhari
The youths are presently staging a peaceful protest in support of the removal of fuel subsidy by President Muhammadu Buhari.
The youths who came out in their numbers were carrying posters, fliers and banners of Buhari in support of subsidy removal.
While others are warming up to go on strike against the removal of subsidy, Baauchi youths are standing fully in support of the decision
The Bauchi youths came out in their numbers
At the weekend, organised labour and the civil society gave the federal government till midnight on Tuesday to reverse the increase in fuel price or they would embark on an indefinite national strike.
Meanwhile a meeting held on Monday night between the federal government and organized labour on the increase in the pump price of petrol ended in a deadlock and would continue today at 3pm.