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Uyo, the capital of Akwa Ibom State has been experiencing incessant unrest in recent days as a result of the crime activities of some unidentified miscreants.
About 4 lives have been lost in the last couple of weeks in Uyo and food items/goods worth over millions have been carted away in the process.
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Among the incidences include the present cult war between red skin vs lion along Nwaniba road and Klans vs Svc in the heart of town which has claimed at least four lives and has led to the looting and destruction of goods and properties.
Robbery and rape in the capital city have also been in the increase as there seems to be some laxity in the security apparatus of the state which has given room to this ugly incidences.
Residents of Uyo now live in fear as terror from these suspected hoodlums has been the order of the day as residents have called on the state government and the Nigerian Police Force to be proactive in putting measures on ground to fight this unpleasant realities.
Although the Nigerian Police have been continuously making arrest in relation to these crimes, more needs to be done by security establishments to curb these impending menace.