Abuja Residents continued their looting spree in search of COVID-19 palliatives on Monday as they stormed a warehouse located in Gwagwalada in Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.
The warehouse which is located near West African Examination Council (WAEC) office is said to contain items belonging to the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA).
The looted items include rice, semovita, macaroni, spaghetti, sugar, salt, and fertilizers.
It was reported that in the stampede to loot two, people were badly injured at the Gwagwalada end.
Government came smartly to say the looted items belong to a business mogul, Aliko Dangote but photographs courtesy of Channels television shows they were CACovid products meant for the masses.
The youths had earlier on Sunday broken into a warehouse at Jabi district close to the code of conduct tribunal.
Defying the presence of soldiers and policemen the looters made away with various bagged items and stationeries.
Another warehouse at Idu industrial area was also attacked by the looters. Although the looters were unable to lay their hands on COVID-19 palliatives, they vandalized the place removing windows and door frames.
An operative of the Security and civil defense was reported to have in uniform looted also at one of the venues.
Unconfirmed reports say security operatives shot severally into the air to scare the looters but they still were able to cart away some materials.