Residents break into a COVID-19 palliatives warehouse in Bukuru community in Plateau State, cart away food items
It was gathered that the residents gained entrance into the warehouse belonging to the State Emergency Management Agency after breaking into the premises around 9 am.
A resident of the area who witnessed the looting said the security operatives initially tried to disperse them when they mobilised to the warehouse but could not do much as the residents resisted them.
Some of the items looted include cartons of noodles, bags of rice, pasta, beans, among others
There is hunger in the land! See people still trooping out to get Covid-19 palliatives in Jos. pic.twitter.com/DQR8jFVXXn
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