Residents of Soko Estate in Effurun, Uvwie Local Government Area of Delta State, have cried out to security agencies to deliver them from incessant robbery attacks
They said they now live in fear of armed gangs who attack and rob them with impunity at several bad spots on the road linking Jakpa and Airport Road in Effurun.
They had, therefore, implored the Delta State government, the Nigeria Police and other security agencies to intensify security measures in the area.
The residents also urged the state government to urgently address the poor state of the road.
In a related development, an unidentified woman, on Sunday, lost her baby and vehicle as robbers snatched her car with her baby inside at the robbery-prone area.
A witness, identified as Juliet, said the robbers acted swiftly to dispossess the victim of her vehicle.
Meanwhile, the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Delta State Command, SP Celestina Kalu, could not be reached for reaction as of the time of filing this report.