Economic Hardship: FCT residents invade NEMA warehouse, loot foodstuffs

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Some residents of the FCT have raided and plundered a warehouse belonging to the NEMA.

It is reported that the warehouse was raided on Sunday morning. The warehouse is located in Karimo, Phase 3 Region, FCT, Abuja.

It is reported that the residents carted away foodstuffs and other items. Personnel of the Nigeria Police Force in Abuja have been deployed to the area to disperse the looters and secure the building.

The spokesperson for the FCT Police Command, Josephine Adeh confirmed the incident to newsmen. She, however, added that the situation had been brought under control.

“The situation is now under control,” she said. Many Nigerians have been lamenting hardship following the removal of fuel subsidy and the devaluation of the naira after it was floated by President Tinubu’s administration.

The economic policies of the administration have pushed up the prices of goods drastically and rate of inflation.


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