BUSINESS: 43% of small businesses lost over N1m to #Endsars protest & looting

The #EndSARS peaceful protests against police brutality degenerated into vandalisation and looting of malls, shops, private and public properties by hoodlums.

The report titled, “Protests and Business”, showed that businesses had been adversely affected from the onset of the protests as roadblocks disrupted movement and led to shutdown of businesses. The report surveyed businesses revealed that a vast number of businesses owners at 98 percent were in support of the protest, saying that it is “a good cause.”
“We asked them how they viewed the protest and majority of the businesses including those that were affected and those whose shops were looted and burgled said they support the protest, stating that it is a good cause (98%), ” the report read. “An overwhelming majority of our respondents are very optimistic about the outcome of the protest, stating that it is a starting point for rebuilding the country.

Source: TheCable

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