Governor of cross river state, Ben Ayade has ordered a house-to-house search of looted items and properties in the Calabar, Cross River state capital.
This is coming after hoodlums invaded and looted 35 government properties and vandalized private properties in the state.
Reacting to the incidents, Governor Ayade in a statement released by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Christian Ita, gave the security agents a marching order to begin house to house search for the stolen items.
“Following the deployment of more soldiers to Calabar to help quell violence, Cross River Governor, Sir Ben Ayade has asked security agencies in the State to take legitimate actions to halt the arson and carnage witnessed in some parts of Calabar.
The governor also wants the security agents to carry out a house to house search for looted property and arrest everyone involved in the looting of both public and private property in the state” the statement in part read.