Abeokuta — The ancient city of Abeokutra, Ogun state capital, Thursday, was practically grounded following the protest match by youths under the aegis of coalition of concerned professionals and students of tertiary institutions against fuel subsidy removal, vowing to resist any move to add to the burden of the masses.
The protest which began at the early hour of yesterday paralysed commercial activities in the city and ended at Oke-Mosan, governor's office where the governor of the state,Ibikunle Amosun was presented a protest letter for onward transfer to the Presidency.
The protest took off from the OPIC roundabout through Isale- igbehin,sapon, Ake palace, ijaye before they terminated it at the Governor's office at Oke mosan.
Some of the placards carried by the protesters were with various incriptions such as " Jonathan please listen to us, we are your children", no to subsidy removal, avert nationwide strike, suspend removal now".
Men of Ogun police command were in full control of the protest as their convoy was before and behind the protesters to ensure that there was no breakdown of law and order.