Sunday, 3 April 2016

Another Cult War Claim For Lives In Kwara State

Four persons were killed at the weekend in Ilorin, during a fight that broke out between members of the two rival cult groups over supremacy claim. 

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) recalls that last week Sunday, suspected members of cult groups struck at Ikokoro/Sakamo area of Ilorin and allegedly killed a boy simply identified as Wasiu. The latest cult clash occurred at Babako, Ita-Amodu and Agbo-Oba areas of Ilorin metropolis between Saturday night and 4 a.m. on Sunday morning. NAN gathered that the clash heightened tension in the affected areas while residents scampered for safety. Eye witness account told NAN on Sunday in Ilorin that, at the end of the clash, four persons including a 20- year-old boy were allegedly shot. The eye witness, who requested anonymity, told NAN that members of “Aiye” Confraternity first struck at Baboko around 9.30 p.m. on Saturday night and allegedly killed two persons. He said that at the end of the operation at Baboko, the suspected cultists headed for Ita-Amodu and Agbo-0ba areas of the capital on revenge mission. Click Here to Download Our Android App