Angry Youths Attack Journalists on Election Duty

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Chris Isiguzo
NUJ President-

On February 25, 2023, some angry youths, attacked journalists covering the Presidential and National Assembly elections at Liberty area of Ibadan, the Oyo State capital.

The youths attacked vehicles passing through Liberty-Oke Ado road, particularly those on election duties. One of the vehicles attacked by the youths was occupied by NAN crew members who were moving around the city to monitor the election.

The youths lamented the hardship they were experiencing due to the scarcity of fuel and new naira notes, saying that government should have addressed the problem before conducting the elections.