BREAKING: Enough is Enough to Hardship, Our Youth Are Becoming Criminals, Prostitutes — Civil Society Groups Plan Mass Protest on June 12

A coalition of Nigerian civil society organizations has announced plans for a mass protest scheduled to take place on Wednesday, June 12, to address the increasing hardship and hunger experienced under the leadership of Chief Bola Tinubu.

According to Politics Nigeria, the participating groups are the Take-It-Back Movement (TIB), African Action Congress party (AAC), Joint Action Front (JAF), Education Rights Campaign (ERC), Socialist Workers and Youth League (SWL), and PRP Vanguard.

The coalition issued a joint statement titled “Enough is Enough to Hardship and Hunger, Great Nigerian People.”

In the statement, the organizations expressed their frustration over the steep rise in the prices of essential commodities since May 29, 2023, following Tinubu’s decision to remove fuel subsidies. They highlighted that the average Nigerian is now finding it increasingly difficult to afford basic necessities such as food, transportation, electricity, and school fees.

The statement read,d, “Hardly is any average Nigerian able to feed. We are hungry. Our children are hungry. Our youth are becoming criminals and prostitutes. Things are hard.

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“Meanwhile, those who put us in this problem continue to feed on fat. Tinubu, the First Lady and the First Son have turned Nigeria’s commonwealth into their private feeding bottle.

“The governors, senators, House of Representatives and House of Assembly members are collecting fat salaries and allowances.

“Their friends in business like Aliko Dangote and other thieves, are also smiling to the bank. Yet they tell us to tighten our belts,” the statement added.

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