- Looters have reportedly stolen items from nine trailers
- The items belonged to a food processing and production company
- According to the company, the arrival of security agents in 10 Hilux vehicles failed to prevent the looters
A food processing and production company in Abuja has alleged that looters stole items contained in nine of its trailers.
According to Victor Ayemere, the chief executive officer of the company, the looters also stole weighbridge equipment, scales, office chairs, tables, air conditioners, electric motors, armoured cables and tools worth millions of naira,
He said the incident happened in two consecutive days – Monday and Tuesday – in Idu Industrial layout in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), The Nation reports.
Going further, he said the arrival of security agents in 10 Hilux vehicles failed to prevent the looters.
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He added that some of the looters even drilled the fence of the firm’s warehouse and climbed walls to gain entrance.
Meanwhile, the Osun state police command in collaboration with other security agencies in the state have started a house to house search for looted items stolen by hoodlums last week.
The operatives including the local police, codenamed Amotekun have started combing the streets in order to reclaim the public space from the criminal elements.
Yemisi Opalola, the Osun state police command spokesperson confirming this in a statement said the security agencies' action is in line with the directive of the police authority.
Legit.ng had also reported that as the looting spree continues in Adamawa and some states of the federation, Governor Ahmadu Umar Fintiri has appealed to the hoodlums to return what they stole from public and private warehouses in the state within 12 hours.
The governor, however, threatened to demolish or revoke the certificate of occupancy of houses where looted properties are kept in the state.
Legit.ng gathered that Fintiri in a special broadcast on Tuesday, October 27, asked looters to return the stolen items to the nearest police stations or traditional rulers’ houses within the state.
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