Warehouse In Abuja Looted By Hoodlums Not For NEMA

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With the rising tension and increases in prices in the nation which has brought about hunger and starvation in the land, a warehouse belonging to the National Emergency and Management Agency was reported looted by hoodlums.

On Sunday afternoon following a video that went viral with people moving out food items from the warehouse.

Major food items like grains and other goods were carted away by these suspected hoodlums at the Abuja warehouse.

With the speed at which the news spread, NEMA has come out to discredit the information that the said warehouse does not belong to their agency but that of the Agricultural and Rural Development Secretariat of the Federal Capital Territory Administration.

However, the Director General of NEMA, Mustapha Habib Ahmed has given command to the Zonal directors and head of operations to tighten security across all their facilities in the country.

According to NEMA on its X handle the Dei-Dei warehouse was not only looted but property was destroyed alongside.

Confirming the information spokesperson of ARD in Abuja, Zakari Aliyu said they had gone to see things for themselves and noticed that not only did the residents take everything at the warehouse but also vandalised the store removing its windows and roof.

It will be recalled that groups, individuals, and the Nigerian Labour Congress had gone on protest over the high cost of living in the country.


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