On Thursday, 22 October, hoodlums attacked a warehouse where COVID-19 palliatives are kept at Mazamaza community in Amuwo Odofin Local Government, Lagos State.

When the hoodlums got into the warehouse, they looted some COVID-19 palliatives, a resident of the area said.

The warehouse is located on Benster Crescent, popularly called Monkey Village.

An eyewitness confirmed the looting started as early as 8am.

It is also reported that the hoodlums also set a bonfire at a junction close to the warehouse.

The hoodlums later asked residents of the area to enter the warehouse and pick some palliatives.

One of the residents, Sherif Olaiya, said, “We heard sounds of gunshots. The hoodlums have attacked a place where COVID-19 palliatives are stored. They are asking residents to come and be picking the palliatives.”

He said he knew that the items are COVID-19 palliatives because, “They are branded.”