lateau State : Dogara’s House And Covid-19 Palliatives Warehouse Vandalize.
By, giwa alex, Jos
As the fire ingnited by #Endsars protest rages on,the Protest has taken another dramatic turn as the house of the former Speaker of the House of Representatives in the 8th Assembly and current serving Senator Dogara’s House has been vandalized by the Protesters in Jos.
This is as the covid-19 Palliatives Warehouse given to the state by the Federal government was also looted by the rampaging #Endsars Protesters in the state capital.
The senator’s resident is said to have been vandalized by hundreds of the Protesters who stormed his house located at Lamigo of Jos North local government of plateau State, capital.
Although the amount of the properties looted by the Protesters from the vandalized senator’s resident cannot be assertained at time of this report, but is said to be running into millions of naira.
Similarly,the warehouse housing Covid-19 Palliatives given to the state by the Federal government for onward distribution to indigents persons and people living with disabilities was also vandalized by the irate Protesters on Saturday,24th October,2020.
The warehouse housing the items is said to be located at the premises of Plateau State Publishing Company (PPC)the state own Newspaper company.
The Protesters who besieged the warehouse in their numbers Over power the security at the gate and forced the door of the warehouse open as they started looting the items.
The army, police and the men of civil defence corps drafted to stop the vandalisation of the Palliatives item could not do much as the protesters cashed on their civil nature and threatened to engage the securities on physical combat.
The action of the Protesters which however hightened panic in Jos and its environs forced governor Lalong to re-impose the earlier relaxed 24 hours curfew imposed in Jos North and South of the state at wake of the Protest, was re-impose till further notice.
The looting of the PPC warehouse Palliatives is coming two days after the Protesters had looted the Palliatives in bukuru in Jos south LGA of the state which worth millions of naira.
The protesters who seem not to relent in their Protest and looting of goods belonging to government and private individuals, is seen in their numbers possibly scouting for the next warehouse or possibly shops to vandalise.
Presently, the ever busy town of Jos , capital of Plateau State is a ghost of itself following the restatement of 24 hours in the state by the state government ,Simon Bako Lalong.
As securities were seen in strategic position of the state to prevent further break- down of law and order.