Protest Erupts In Abuja Over Fuel Price Hike, Passengers Stranded

LAGOS DECEMBER  7TH (NEWSRANGERS)-Commercial activities have been paralyzed by tricycle operators, otherwise  known as Keke riders in Kurudu area of Abuja over the increment in pump price of Premium Motor Spirit, otherwise known as petrol.
The protesters, armed with various placards along the Nyanya Karshi road, are calling on the federal government to reduce the pump price of fuel from 168.
Consequently, they have increased the prices of transport fares in the area.
Some of the placards being displayed by the demonstrators read, “Naynya to Jikwoyi 100, Nyanya to Kurudu N150, Nyanya to Orozo N200, Nyanya to Karshi N300 No more N20 0r N30.
They have also placed a fine of 5k for any operator that carries passengers below the agreed price.
The development left passengers from Karshi, Orozo, Kurudu, Kpyegi going to Nyanya stranded.

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