The invading of government and individuals warehouses in Adamawa has necessitated the Executive Governor of the State, Rt Hon Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri to imposed a dusk to dawn curfew in the state.
The curfew was intend to halt the spree looting of some hoodlums plundering federal and state government warehouses and agencies.
The broadcast of 27th October,2020 made to the people of Adamawa state by Fintiri who was consequently giving a 12 hour ultimatum (6:00 pm – 6:00 am) to the hoodlums to return whatever they looted from public and private warehouses and homes to the nearest Police Station and traditional rulers house (from the ward to the district level), whichever is nearest to them.
According to him the ultimatum will expire at 6:00 am on Wednesday, 28th – October, 2020, after which he will sign an Executive Order for a house-to-house search to commence by 7:00 am of the same day. Part of the provision of the order is a sanction that will attract withdrawal of C of O and if necessary, demolition of every house that habours any of the Stolen properties. Law abiding citizens should cooperate with the Security agencies to ensure this is enforced to the later.
Hooligans in the state have adhered to the order as our correspondent on roving observed properties are been dumped in some strategic places.
A suburb area of Bachure, Damilu, Jambutu and some part of Shinko in Yola North Local Government Area our correspondent the hoodlums at night returned some stolen goods.
Some of the returned properties our reporter seen are pots, cupboards, fridges, water pumps,tractors pilfered parts,office chairs and rubber buckets.