EndSARS protests: FCT Minister vows to go after looters
All those looting warehouses and food reserves across the nation's capital may need to rethink their actions, as the FCT Administration has promised to go after all residents involved in the crime.
The FCT Minister, Mal. Muhammad Bello, had at an emergency security meeting with leaders of various security agencies in the city today, ordered the arrest and prosecution of the people who break the FCT warehouse in Gwagwalada Area Council and looted the food items in the store.
The minister, who asked those who looted the food items to return them immediately, disclosed that
there would be massive deployments of security agencies to saveguard factories and warehouses at Idu industrial area.
Bello stated that what was ongoing was no longer #EndSARS protest but broad day light stealing by hoodlums.
On her part, the FCT Minister of State, Dr Ramatu Aliyu, condemned the looting in strong terms, stressing that no nation could survive without a food reserve which are being looted across the country.
She called on council chairmen and royal fathers to reach out to opinion molders unite the people against looters.
Royal fathers who spoke called for decisive actions to be taken against those looting across the city.
They said hoodlums are beginning to enter markets shops and personal business premises.
Present at the meeting are the Permanent Secretary, FCTA, Mr Olusade Adesola, FCT Commissioner of Police, Bala Ciroma, Brigade commander, Chief of Staff to the minister amongst others.