Looting: Stop invading Medical warehouses, PTF warns

The Pesidential Task Force on COVID-19 (PTF), has called on hoodlums to stop invading medical warehouses as the medicines there are stored under specific conditions.

Speaking at the daily briefing of the PTF on Monday in Abuja, the PTF Coordinator, Dr. Sani Aliyu, explained that vaccines and medicals used to fight the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic were stored in warehouses across the and urged the hoodlums to stop carrying them away.

Dr. Aliyu explained that some of the food items looted in the warehouses across the were donations from private individuals, CACOVID, who have gathered their funds to support the Nigerian in the fight against COVID-19 outbreak in the







The Coordinator stated that “of particular concern to the PTF, is the of palliatives found and looted from various warehouses around the country.

“It is important to the following clarifications. The federal palliatives consisted largely of the 70mt of grains, released from the Strategic Grain Reserves as well as rice secured from the Nigerian Customs Service.

“The share for state were handed over to the state governments for onward distribution to the citizens.







“The private sector (CACOVID) that has been quite supportive of the federal , worked with the states through the Nigerian Governors’ Forum to determine the quantum of their intervention, which was intended to be effective and equitable. A number of indices were worked out for this purpose.

“The PTF wishes to appeal to all Nigerians to remain law abiding and collaborate with law enforcement agencies to restore normalcy to dear country.







“Humanity has been traumatized by COVID-19. nation is not experiencing a second wave, but has been impacted negatively by the looting and arson.” (NAN)