Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara on Sunday announced a N500 million fund to assist owners of looted businesses as part of his administration’s efforts to bring them back on their feet.
The governor made the announcement after inspecting the damages inflicted on business outfits by hoodlums and looters in the state
He sympathised with owners of all the businesses affected and condemned “the mindless looting” of people’s businesses in the state capital on Friday and Saturday saying there can be no justification for such criminal behaviour.
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“We are therefore not going to leave the business owners like that. We are setting up a N500 million fund for those that were affected, to access.
“The application form is live and active on the state government’s website and can now be filled by interested parties. We are going to get them back on their feet as soon as possible,” AbdulRazaq said.