Protesting women block Zaria road along Federal Government College FGC Jos today.
women who were not observing social distancing claim they were promised
palliatives by the Plateau state Government yesterday and they gathered
at Government College but no palliative came their way.
to them, after waiting for hours, they were told to come back today and
on getting there this morning, they did not see any government official
to distribute any palliative to them.
The women baring leaves who
are in their thousands have blocked the Zaria road that encompass Farin
Gada, Stadium, Alheri, Command school, Algadama junction, NEPA, Mile 7
and other roads insisting that they won’t leave the road until the
state government bring the palliatives and distribute to them. They said
they were suffering from ” Covid 20 ” which they described as “Hunger
As at the time of filling this report, a call was put through to the commissioner of Information,
Mr Dan Manjang who said he will find out from the committee on
palliatives and get back on adopted measures.