Hoodlums invade warehouse, loot COVID-19 palliatives in Lagos

Hoodlums on Thursday attacked a warehouse where COVID-19 palliatives were stored at Mazamaza community in Oriade Local Council Development Area of Lagos State.

After the hoodlums gained entrance into the warehouse, they looted some COVID-19 palliatives, a resident who witnessed the event said.

The warehouse is located on Benster Crescent, popularly called Monkey Village.

The looting started as early as 08 am.

Residents of Monkey Village in Mazamaza area of Lagos carting away COVID-19 palliatives stored in a warehouse on Thursday. Photo: Enoch Jnr

It was gathered that the hoodlums also set a bonfire at a junction not far from the warehouse.

It was learnt that the hoodlums later asked residents in the area to move into the warehouse and pick some palliatives.

Residents of Monkey Village in Mazamaza area of Lagos carting away COVID-19 palliatives stored in a warehouse on Thursday. Photo: Enoch Jnr

One of the residents, Sherif Olaiya, said, “We heard sounds of gunshots. The hoodlums have attacked a place where COVID-19 palliatives were stored. They are asking residents to come and be picking the palliatives.”

When asked how he knew that the items are COVID-19 palliatives, he said, “They are branded.

Reference:

The Punch-https://healthwise.punchng.com/photos-hoodlums-invade-warehouse-loot-covid-19-palliatives-in-lagos/

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