BY ADEYEMI AKANJI, BAUCHI – As irate youths and other citizens break into and carting away food items stored in COVID-19 warehouses across States of the country, Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi has said that hoodlums that attempted that of Bauchi State found it empty.
Some hoodlums on Sunday in Bauchi attempted to be part of the breaking into COVID-19 Palliatives stores to loot food items only to find the stores empty as the items had been exhausted.
Governor Bala Mohammed, who confirmed the attempt by the hoodlums in his verified Twitter handle said; “Today, hoodlums attempted a raid on the #COVID19 palliative warehouse in Bauchi State. My Chief of Staff was informed and he ordered the warehouse to be opened.
“They saw it was empty, and they turned back. And that’s because we shared everything to beneficiaries as at when due”.
The governor further states; “For accountability, when we started distribution months ago, I ensured to set up a high powered committee that included myself, my deputy, the State @OfficialPDPNig Chairman and Chairmen of all political parties in the state, including traditional rulers, and others”.
“The core of my mandate remains the crucial drive to give Bauchi State citizens a better prospect and more excellent opportunity for a prosperous life. We are doing this, and we will continue to do more. #GreaterBauchi,” Governor Mohammed said.