#ENDSARS: Hoodlums Attack, Loot Former Speaker, Dogara’s House

Yakubu Dogara, Former speaker House of Reps straightnews
Yakubu Dogara, Former speaker House of Reps

A motley of crowd across Northern states, Sunday looted COVID-19 Palliatives warehouses according to multiple accounts across the country, defying curfew imposed by State Governments.

In Plateau State on Sunday, young people also defied the ongoing curfew imposed by the state government and broke into many places in search of COVID-19 palliatives.

It was learnt that among the places attacked was the house of a former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, located near Jos University Teaching Hospital.

It was gathered that Dogara’s house was attacked about 9 am.

Policemen and other security operatives enforcing the curfew shot to disperse the rampaging youths without success.

Eyewitness said newsmen, “They broke into the house of the former Speaker and attacked everyone, including Dogara’s brother and (they) are currently moving anything they see. In the process, the invaders moved several items – tricycles, furniture, electronics and other valuables – out of the house.”

Residents of Jalingo, Taraba State, discovered and looted a COVID-19 palliatives warehouse in the state. COVID-19 Palliatives warehouses according to multiple accounts across the country, defying curfew imposed by State Governments.

Policemen and other security operatives enforcing the curfew shot to disperse the rampaging youths without success.

Residents of Jalingo, Taraba State, discovered and looted a COVID-19 palliatives warehouse in the state.

Since the start of state imposed curfew to stop thousands of Nigerians from marching, demanding an end to the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, or SARS, a police unit accused of extrajudicial killings and abuses.

There’s been looting across the country, in some videos and viral images, soldiers and security operatives observe unperturbed – though the SARS unit has been disbanded by government, many Nigerians are skeptical, as officials have promised an end to the unit and its alleged abuses before.

Looting started in Yola, the Adamawa State Capital early Sunday according to eyewitness accounts and DailyTrust newspapers, sources also say the ware-house in Kaduna state is being looted as at the time of filling this report.

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The Kaduna State Government, KDSG, Sunday, warned residents on health risks from drugs and grains looted in the Kaduna Government warehouse in a statement issued by Samuel Aruwan, Commissioner-Internal Security and Home Affairs