The Delta State Police have arrested nine suspects who are allegedly involved in setting two banks and cars ablaze, during a protest, in the Udu Local Government Area of the State.

This was made known by the Public relations officer, Delta State Police Command, DSP Bright Edafe, via his Twitter handle on Wednesday, 15th February, 2023.

According to DSP Edafe, the act is been carried out by some unguided youths under the name of protest, and nine suspects have been arrested so far.

“In UDU LGA of Delta State, some unguided youths/miscreants in the name of protest have set two banks and two vehicles ablaze. We have arrested nine suspects so far. Some persons will still call this protest”, he wrote.

Three States, Kaduna, Kogi and Zamfara, had earlier in a motion ex-parte filed on February 3rd, prayed the Supreme Court halts the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, Naira redesign policy.

The States said there has been a shortage in the supply of the new naira notes, and that citizens who have dutifully deposited their old naira notes have increasingly found it difficult and sometimes next to impossible to access new naira notes to go about their daily activities.

Story: Asma’u Sani


February 15, 2023