COVID-19 palliatives looting: Taraba State imposes indefinite curfew

Taraba State Government has imposed an indefinite curfew in the state after looters storm COVID-19 palliatives warehouse.

Musleem Aruwa, the Senior Special Assistant on New Media to the Deputy Governor, Haruna Manu made the announcement in a statement saying the the decision was made after hoodlums invaded government warehouses on Saturday, October 24.

He said, “Government has carefully reviewed developments in the last 24 hours and decided to extend the curfew to safeguard lives and properties.

“All law-abiding citizens are advised to stay at home and allow security agencies who are under strict instructions to enforce the curfew and equally protect innocent citizens.

“However, the government is not unaware of people on essential duties, who are similarly requested to carry with them official identification cards to show security operatives on demand to avoid embarrassment.

 

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