12 Hours Ultimatum: Hoodlums Return Some Loot In Adamawa

Adamawa State Governor, Umaru Fintiri


Following the 12 hours ultimatum given by Governor Ahmadu Umar Fintiri to looters of government and public property on Tuesday, to bring back their loot or face severe sanction, New Nigerian learnt that, the hoodlums have started returning their loots.

Reports reaching us indicate that a number of residents of Yola and Jimeta have surrenderd their stolen items to their wards heads while some dropped them on the roads for the authorities to pick.

The governor has during the broadcast gave the hoodlums a grace of 12 hours within which to bring the items to the nearest police station or traditional rulers from wards to district heads.

The governor threatened that he will sign an executive order to ensure the revocation of the C of O or outright demolition of any house that harbours stolen items.

Adamawa State known for its peace was thrown into confusion Sunday and Monday, when hoodlums broke into government and private warehouses and looted everything they could place their hand on.


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