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Igbogbo Gang War: Council boss reads riot act to cultists

In the aftermath of the deadly cult clash that has threatened the peace in Igbogbo community, Lagos Mainland in the last few days, the Executive Chairman of Igbogbo-Bayeku LCDA, Comrade Olusesan Daini, has warned youths in the community to abstain from cultism, threatening that his administration, in collaboration with the security chiefs would not tolerate any unrest caused by cult members again.

In addition, Daini stressed that no group should organise ‘Candle Night’ procession again in Igbogbo/Bayeku LCDA.

He advised the residents of Igbogbo and Bayeku communities, where six persons were killed in a cult war, to go about their legal activities, assuring them of police protection.

The council boss urged the cult members to renounce their membership and channel their strengths towards the growth and development of Igbogbo-Bayeku LCDA.

Also speaking, the Divisional Police Officer, Igbogbo Police Station, Mr Ifeanyi Ohuruzo, warned members of cultist to shun their nefarious activities, stressing that the killings were carried out by cultists. He promised to ensure that the LCDA is made habitable for residents and visitors, and for businesses to thrive.

In addition, the police boss noted that political tussle in the community was also responsible for the breach of public peace in the area. He, however, promised to remain apolitical and to give all parties level playing field.



Idris Aina
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