As normalcy returns to Calabar the capital city of Cross River State, Soldiers have began a house to house search for looted properties in the state. According to GLITZV MAGAZINE.
Story has it that during the protest,the governor rushed to Abuja to seek for help from the presidency. He however came back with the assurance of the federal government support.
The Chief press secretory to the governor Christain Ita have confirmed that normalcy is returning to the state. There was no death or casualties during the protest he added .
He confirmed that over 50 properties where looted and destroyed. It will cost about 8 billion naira to renovate Tinapa resort alone. Tax payers money will be used to fix the mess instead of channeling it to other needs of the state.
“The governor will hold an emergency meeting with members of the house of assembly, commissioners, special advisers, senior government appointees and local government chairmen. to discuss security issues in the state.
The Chief press secretory added that the governor is reviewing the curfew as normalcy returns.
On Friday 23 October, the governor announced curfew to safeguard the state by protecting lives and properties and also reduce criminal elements from looting public and private properties.
Meanwhile the former governor of Cross Rivers state Donald Duke has apologize to the looters and protesters to forgive them and give the government a second chance to turn a new leaf.
He said; “we are sorry we have to do better”.
His apology is coming after most states in the country recorded violence and looting of public and private businesses after the Lekki toll gate incident which happened in Lagos state, Nigeria, where Army shot ENDSARS protesters.