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#BuhariMustGo Protesters Block Abuja Airport Road

#BuhariMustGo Protesters Block Abuja Airport Road

#BuhariMustGo Protesters Block Abuja Airport Road

Angry youths in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) on Monday staged a protest against insecurity and bad governance.

They blocked the Shehu Musa Yar’ Adua Airport road.

Findings revealed that the protesters took their campaign to Dantata Bridge along the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport which serves as a major entrance and exit to the capital city as early as 5:00am chanting #BuhariMustGo.

They barricaded the expressway with bonfire preventing vehicular movement along the road.

A video seen on the social media showed some of the protesters saying they could not even burn a tyre because there was no fuel to do so, which was a veiled reference to how Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), also known as petrol had increased under the government of Buhari from N87 to about N160.

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The protesters were seen chanting: “Se democracy be this, se democracy be this, people dey die like flies, se democracy be this (Is this a democracy? People are dying like flies, is this democracy?

The protesters were on June 12 violently dispersed by a combined armed security operatives at Gudu junction with teargas causing confusion in the area.

The group is demanding an end to insecurity, bad governance, corruption, impunity and reversal of suspension on Twitter among others.

The #BuhariMustGo campaign, which has drawn attention from different parts of the countries

with protests calling for the resignation of President Muhammadu Buhari.

Security operatives have since cleared the road to allow free flow of traffic.

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