Angry Mob Destroy Ibadan Bank ATM Boots, Chase Bank Staff Leaves Due to New Naira Scarcity

Some irate people of Ibadan, the capital of Oyo State, decided to resort to violence and attacked a commercial bank in the city as a result of the intense competition to obtain the freshly redesigned naira notes.
A Wema Bank facility, allegedly located in Agodi, Ibadan, is shown being destroyed in a viral video that The Site News received on Saturday morning.

The bank’s Automated Teller Machine (ATM) boots and other facilities were all vandalized while bank staff were forced to run for safety.

The mob also vandalized some cars packed in the bank’s vicinity. Naija News reports that the protest started in Ibadan on Friday as angry citizens took to the streets to lament the non-availability of the new naira notes and the hardship the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) policy had caused.

The protesters also lamented the lingering fuel scarcity in the entire country. Many major roads in the city were blocked as the protesters went around with placards lamenting the current situation.

The protest as well brought commercial activities to a standstill as popular roads such as the Iwo Road, Gate, and other roads in Oyo State were blocked by the angry protesters.

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