The #EndSARS peaceful protests against police brutality degenerated into vandalisation and looting of malls, shops, private and public properties by hoodlums.
Police on Tuesday arraigned 71 persons before an Ilorin Magistrates’ Court for their alleged involvement in the looting of CACOVID palliatives at Agro Mall and Cargo Terminal, Ilorin.
Sunday Edino, 45yrs, and his cohorts have been arrested over the looting of medical equipment worth ₦1.2bn from a warehouse in lokoja during the #endsars protest.
“Let us pray to the Lord for Nigeria, so that every form of violence might always be avoided in the constant search of social harmony through the promotion of justice and the common good”,
Youths in Edo state broke into a warehouse belonging to a private businessman and carted away with goods worth millions. You can see him watching & crying helplessly while they steal his goods.
According to @yodifiji on Twitter: Jos warehouse was stripped bare yesterday evening. Food, roofing, doors & windows. Thankfully it seems no major casualties from the scary scenes earlier today. I’ve been waiting w/ dread for news of a stampede. People are so desperate and hungry. We must do better Nigeria. #EndSARS .
Markets and traders at the UTC market, Area 10, Garlic and Abuja were saved by security personnels from the hands of hoodlums though it wasn’t done as peacefully, it was a though one as gunshots and teargas were fired to subdue the hoodlums
Lagos will on Monday prosecute 229 suspects who allegedly took advantage of the #EndSARS protests to destroy and loot public and private properties in different parts of the state.
The inspector general of police has warned citizens of Nigeria about their violence and looting has he has instructed security agencies to restore law and order to the country.