Despite Curfew, Looting Of Warehouses Continues In Taraba
Hoodlums in their number have continued to loot warehouses belonging to both private and government in Taraba State.
Channels Television learnt the hoodlums no longer go for food items alone, but anything they can cart away with.
On a visit to one of the scenes on Sunday in Jalingo, the state capital, looting of warehouses was still ongoing without hindrances by security agencies even as the 24-hour curfew imposed by the government persists.
A Non-Governmental Organisation, Hope Afresh Foundation, said to be owned by the wife of Governor Darius Ishaku, Anna was not also spared in the mayhem.
Broken doors, windows, empty stores, vandalized vehicles, and the littered environment is what has characterized the looting of warehouses between Saturday and Sunday.
Places affected include the veterinary clinic opposite CAN Secretariat, the State Transport Cooperation Store, Agricultural Development Programme, Agro product warehouses among several others.
For instance, at the State Transport Cooperation, the hoodlums looted all the tricycles meant for empowerment programmes, offices, destroyed vehicles as well as made away with passengers goods.
Reacting to the development, the General Manager of the Transportation Company, Ahmed Ishaku described their action as worrisome and unfortunate.