Students & Youths Protest Over Fuel Price Hike
The young people with a different view protested the sudden increase in the price of petrol by the Federal Government.
In the course of the protest, students of tertiary institutions in the South-South and South East zone together with Niger Delta Youths Organization For Sustainable Development NDYOSD said they would join hands with the Organized labor to protest the hike in price of petrol.
Speaking with newsmen, Comrade Dogubo Mologe, the president of NDYOSD, rebuked organized labor for not doing anything when the Federal Government increased the price petrol to N200 per liter even when there is scarcity.
According to the President of NDYOSD “I’m disappointed that the leadership of organized labor could not do anything against the increase in price of petrol in this time of fuel scarcity, even when fuel was being sold at N145 per liter Nigeria was even the only African country selling fuel in such a high ridiculous amount let alone now that its being sold for N200 per liter”.
The students on the hand, said that the plan to increase fuel is to impoverish Nigerians and they will stop at nothing until all the governmental organization are shut down if nothing is done to reverse the price of petrol to its normal price.
The coordinator of the zone by the Pedro Chibuzo said that the youths and students will join the Nigeria Labour Congress NLC, Trade Union Congress TUC and other civil society who are ready to fight for the normalcy of petrol price.