The Bayelsa Emergency Management Agency (BYSEMA) has warned residents of the state against consuming items looted from the state’s warehouse.
Some residents of the state on Tuesday invaded the warehouse and looted items stored inside.
Reacting to the incident, the agency expressed surprise and concern over the invasion of the warehouse, describing the incident as “unwarrated
It said the food items were remnants being gathered for disposal the next day because they were no longer fit for human consumption.
“The remnants, which were swept from the floor and packed in disused bags, were less than 10 bags of rice and garri and with some broken cans of oil. For emphasis, BYSEMA states that these items were not fresh food palliatives and were not hoarded by the agency or the state government,” it said.