Six people have reportedly died, as a result of an armed robbery attack on motorists along Ngurore-Yola road in Yola-South Local Government Area of Adamawa State,
The robbers blocked the road from 7:00 to 9:00 pm on Friday and killing a commercial taxi driver, one Abubakar Ibrahim, whose car tumbled, killing all the five passengers on board. Daily Post reports.
However, residents and members of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) in the area protested for the killing of one of them, his passengers and hardship of motorists plying the road.
The deceased’s elder brother, Aliyu Ibrahim, confirmed the development, saying he reported the attack to the police but that they failed to respond appropriately.
He said, “Armed robbers on daily basis rob people of their valuables once it is 7:00 pm on this road. They operate with impunity, without any resistance from security agencies.”
Meanwhile, the Police Public Relations Officer in Adamawa State, SP Othman Abubakar, When contacted, said the details of the robbery incident was not yet handy.