The looters broke into the food storage facility located at Kwanarwaya, near Sangere, along Numan road and stole food items.
In viral videos, many looters could be seen and heard calling on others to rush to the scene in order to get their share.
In another video, hundreds of people were seen stealing food items from the store, including rice, noodles and other assorted food items.
The people looted cartoons of Indomie, bags of rice, and other food items.
Public Relations Officer, Adamawa State Police Command, DSP Suleiman Nguroje, confirmed the breach at the COVID-19 storehouse.
We have heard that hundreds of people have gathered and are looting foodstuff at a storage facility in Kwanarwaya.
We have mobilised policemen and are on our way to the scene in order to restore peace and order in the area.
Nigeria is currently witnessing an upsurge of attacks on government food storage facilities and carting away of foodstuff. States were similar attacks on storage facilities have occured include Lagos, Osun, Kwara and Plateau.
The development started as a aftermath of the #EndSARS protest, that was hijacked by hoodlums after a government crackdown.
In reaction to this, Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, on Saturday issued a stern warning against looters of public property, saying that the police will henceforth not condone such acts of breach, promising a clampdown on perpetrators.
Watch some of the videos below;
YOLA COVID 19 WAREHOUSE.
If you are from Yola.. Go to Kwanan Waya and take your share.. But don’t forget.. YOU ARE A THIEF. 😂
— GhOsT ArChItEcT🏡 (@Arc_Abdoul_) October 25, 2020
Another palliative warehouse found in Yola Adamawa.
Such a shame to the government!! pic.twitter.com/OQZYEyfUbD
— Mubailu Atiku Abubakar Support Group (@MubailuG) October 25, 2020
— Falama (@iam_Falamz) October 25, 2020
“This is live in yola. see food(rice, milk, groundut oil, spaghetti and indomie). We will not vote all these governors in 2023, only zullum.”
Lamented a looter in yola. pic.twitter.com/hbl7SbRQ0P
— Cmr. Moh (@I_Am_marwa) October 25, 2020