Adamawa Residents Return Trophies After 12 Hour Ultimatum From Governor Fintiri |
After Governor Ahmad Umar Fintiri issued a 12-hour ultimatum in Adamawa State, many looters began returning items stolen by the government and private individuals.
Recall that the governor gave the looters until 6:00 am on Wednesday, October 28, so that they return all the loot, and threatened to issue an order to search the houses.
According to Governor Fintiri, part of the order’s provision is a fine that would entail the revocation of the residency certificate and, if necessary, the demolition of any home containing one of the stolen homes.
Assistant Governor Miracle Musa said that some residents of Yola and Jimeta began returning stolen items to their charges, and some left them on the street to be taken by the authorities.
Some of the items returned include refrigerators, tractor parts, water pumps, office furniture, medical equipment, bags of fertilizer, and 48 of the 110 tractors carried away by the robbers.
“These stolen items were returned, but hidden under a culvert on Gimba Road, near Target Junction, near Dlam-e. The looters decided to leave them there to warn the government. They made this return at night on the basis of a directive and ultimatum from Governor Fintiri. Carefully inspect the surroundings, stolen things may be hidden or thrown away there, ”says one of the posts.
Vandalism or looting of property in the state capital includes: Customs, Federal Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Primary Health Care Development Agency, NEMA Office, Kofar COVID-19 Isolation Center, Shamad Concept Nig. Ltd, Northeast Commodity Association (NECAS), Kofare.
Other public and private warehouses in Demsavo, Nyako, Bakin Kogi, Mayanka, Upper Benue, AADP, LEA, Yola South, Red Cross opposite FMC, Aliya Mustafa College; Dr. Belel’s workshop and private farms have also been vandalized and looted.