Osun #EndSARS: Items Worth N242m has been recovered – Committee

Osun #EndSARS: Items Worth N242m has been recovered – Committee

Following the looting spree which followed the #EndSARS protest nationwide, without leaving out Osun state, several properties both private and public, were looted away by hoodlums in the in Osun state.

Speaking on Sunday on the recovery of these looted items, the Osun Loot Recovery Committee has said it had so far recovered items worth about N242,777,710.

The committee headed by the Deputy Chief of Staff to the Governor, Mr. Abudullahi Binuyo, was given the task of recovering property looted by hoodlums after the #EndSARS protest was hijacked in the state.

In an interview with the PUNCH, the secretary of the committee, Samson Owoyokun, said the committee would submit its report this week.

He also noted that some of the recovered property had been returned to the owners, while more people that lost items to the looting spree were being awaited to claim their lost items.

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Owoyokun said the committee received complaints from 250 individuals and government agencies that lost property to hoodlums, adding that 66 items ranging from motorcycles, deep freezers, air conditioners and furniture had so far been recovered.

He said, “If you claim you are the owner of any property, firstly, you must provide sufficient proof of ownership like receipt or pictures. After that, we will refer you to the state. We have people at the state Criminal Investigation Department of the Nigeria Police Force, where you will undergo further scrutiny.”

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