Three youths in their 20s have been shot dead and over 20 trucks laden with petroleum products and granites set ablaze by angry youths at Otovwodo, in Ughelli north local government area of Delta state.

The youths had earlier barricaded the Otovwodo axis of the East/West road disrupted vehicular movement and economic activities alleging their incessant arrest by officials of the Economic and Financial Crime Commission, EFCC.

According to a protester who identified himself as Johnson, “We want peace in Nigeria and they are using EFCC to disorganize and prevents the youths from voting at the 2023 general election and we will not accept it from anyone.

Another protester who gave his name as Christian said, The activities of EFCC is becoming too much, we do not have good roads, schools are on strike, even after graduating, no jobs and they are here chasing shadows.

“After which one old man will shake into position and tell us rat ran away with money, tomorrow another will enter and tell us that mosquito fly away with money, is their money missing, or is their fathers money.” he questioned.


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