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BREAKING: NEMA reveals fresh details on looted Abuja warehouse, sympathizes with owner

An official of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has dismissed media reports that its warehouse was looted by some hoodlums in Abuja on Sunday, March 3.

NEMA spokesperson, Manzo Ezekiel, in a statement seen by Politics Nigeria, confirmed that a warehouse was looted by hoodlums on Sunday.

Ezekiel, however, said that the facility is not in any way affiliated with the agency.

The NEMA official sympathised with the owner of the looted facility.

It was gathered that the warehouse belongs to the Federal Capital Territory’s Department of Agriculture.

Politics Nigeria earlier reported that some residents broke into a warehouse in Karmo area of Abuja, looting foodstuff and other items stored in the facility.

The FCT Agric secretariat’s Public Relations Officer, Zakari Aliyu, confirmed to journalists that the looted warehouse belonged to their agency.

He, however, did not disclose further details on the looted warehouse.

NEMA maintained that it has taken measures to safeguard its facilities nationwide.

“To forestall any security breach at NEMA facilities, the Director General Mustapha Habib Ahmed has directed Zonal Directors and Heads of Operations to strengthen security in and around the Agency’s offices and warehouses nationwide,” NEMA said.

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