Thousands of bags of cassava gaari were carted away from the National Strategic Food Reserve at Osun_Ankara in Ilesha
The staple food was kept in the silos to feed Nigerians whenever there is shortage of food in circulation.
The three wharehouses housing the food item were emptied by the mob
The group captain of the Nigerian Air force Regiment Training Centre Annex , Ipetu ijesa, Osun state who arrive the silos a bit late , succeeded in dispensing the people after persuading them not to touch the facility in their own interest.
Report says that one of the two people who were stampeded during the loot was resuscitated at the spot , while the other whose case was critical was rushed to an unidentified hospital.