By Nurudeen Yisa, Lagos
A rival cult clash in some parts of Coker-Aguda in Surulere Local Government Area of Lagos State has left three people dead while the clash is still on as at the time of writing this report, reports The Gazelle News.com.
This medium learnt that the clash started yesterday between members of the Aye and Black Axe cult groups.
Three cultists have been feared killed though as at the time of writing this report, their particular group is not certain.
The Gazelle News.com learnt that two cultists who were members of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) were feared killed early Saturday, 23 January, 2021 while the reprisal attack led to the death of an opposing cult member who was a member of the Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC) early Sunday, 24 January, 2021. The Gazelle News.com learnt that the OPC member was killed where he was doing his night watchman job.
“Throughout the night we could not sleep. It was gunshots everywhere,” a resident told this medium.
Another resident confirmed that the cultists have resumed their clash on Sunday, 24 January, 2021.
Areas such as: Enitan, Willy Omiyi, Akinyele and Adetola streets are mostly affected and the fight was still on as at the time of writing this report at 11.25am on Sunday, 24 January, 2021.
Meanwhile, residents of some part of Coker-Aguda in Surulere have appealed to the state Government to beam search light on growing rival cult clashes in the area.
They also expressed worry over lack of security intervention during the overnight cult clash around Enitan, Willy Omiyi, Akinyele and Adetola streets in the area.
It was reliable gathered that the rival cult clash in which gunshot rented the air for at least three hours was between members of the Eye Confraternity and Black Axe.
The residents appealed to the state Government and the police command to launch a manhunt for members of the rival cult groups for peace to return to Coker-Aguda.
They also asked the authorities at Coker-Aguda Local Government to ensure that the street lights in the are always powered in order to expose people perpetrating evil under the guise of darkness.