By Emmanuel Udom
Banks, markets, business outfits and residents of Ifo and Ewekoro local government areas of Ogun State , are jittery following speculations on Monday, October, 19, that Endsars protesters are planning to storm the LGAs on Tuesday, October 20.
It could be recalled that the protests, which began 13 days ago like a mustard seed, have taken on a life of their own, and rattled the federal government, the police and other government agencies to no end.
It has gone nationwide and governments at various levels are either in open support of opposition to the protests, even as the security agencies seem to be helpless, as the protesters march on.
Our correspondent, who visited Ifo and Ewekoro on surveillance mission, observed that WEMA Bank, situated along the Lagos-Abeokuta, closed shop as early as at 2.pm on that fateful day.
Sunday Bode, senior staff of FEFLO Business Centre, located at Mathew bus-stop along the expressway also confirm that they heard the speculations and may not open on time tomorrow, in order to observe the situations on ground.
Social urchins, popularly known as area boys, were seem boasting at Vesper, Mathew, market, Old Bank bus-stops along the expressway that they could join the train of the protesters.
One of the leaders at Ifo market, who simply identified himself of Baba Oloya Yemi Akintola, begged the protesters to consider traders who are making a living daily from their traders, even though the protesters have genuine intentions.
www.csomedia.com.ng further noted that the protesters few days ago blocked the Idioroko axis of Sango Ota in Ogun state, and commuters and motorists plying that route were compelled to either go through the hell or retreat back to their base.
Muyiwa Abimbola, police public relations officer for Ogun state police command did not pick his calls as at the time of filling this report.
But, police patrol vehicles from Ifo and Otori police stations were seen patrolling the expressway as at the time of filling this report.