In total defiance of the curfew imposed by the Plateau state government, some hoodlums on Sunday, October 25, broke into the house of a former speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, in search of palliatives. The miscreants, according to The Nigerian Tribune, also invaded the warehouse of Plateau Agricultural Development Programme (PADP) where they stole fertilizer, pumping machines and other agriculture implements.
The online newspaper reported that the thugs attacked Dogara’s house, attacked his brother before carting away valuables in the building and molested some other occupants. In a similar development, some thugs smashed windows, cars and other properties in the building of Standard Newspapers located the state capital.
However, a staff of the newspaper, Paul Jatau, told journalists that the swift intervention of security agents brought the situation under control.