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NEMA Debunks Looting of Warehouse

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The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Sunday debunked reports that spread like wildfire across the country indicating that its warehouse was looted by some hoodlums in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.

NEMA spokesperson, Manzo Ezekiel, in a statement forwarded to NatureNews, noted that the looted warehouse is not affiliated with the agency, but sympathised with the owners of the looted facility.

On Sunday, at about midday, some residents of Abuja raided a warehouse belonging to the Federal Capital Territory’s Department of Agriculture, looting foodstuffs and other items stored in the facility.

The FCT Agriculture secretariat’s Public Relations Officer, Zakari Aliyu, confirmed to news men that the looted warehouse belonged to their agency. He, however, did not disclose further details on the looted warehouse.

Meanwhile, NEMA said it has taken measures to safeguard its facilities nationwide, “To forestall any security breach at NEMA facilities “

NEMA’s Director General, Mustapha Habib Ahmed, has directed Zonal Directors and Heads of Operations to strengthen security in and around the Agency’s offices and warehouses nationwide,” NEMA statement read.

 

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