Scores Injured 3 Arrested as Cultist, Youth clash in Akure 

Scores Injured 3 Arrested as Cultist, Youth clash in Akure 


Pandemonium broke out Yesterday, Wednesday when scores of hoodlums suspected to be members of the dreaded Eiye confraternity attacked some Youths of the area who were mending portions of the road which has been damaged by the recent and unceasing rainfall.

Trouble started when an Okada rider was asked by some of the youth to slow down but he refused leading to hot exchange of verbal insults.

The rider left and reportedly returned with a large number of suspected cultist armed with guns, knifes and cudgels who immediately descended on the youth and injured many of them including the youth leader of the area Mr Sunday Dada a.k.a Correct man who was stabbed repeatedly in many part leading to him being hospitalized.

The trouble continued on Thursday as some youths of the area blocked the road in protest against the attack while some of them organized a manhunt leading to the arrest of 3 of the suspected cultistwho have been handed over to the law enforcement agencies.

“It has always been our practice annually to mend the bad portion of the road using direct labour and it’s the same thing we were doing. The landlord of the community came to meet me to mobilize the youth to get the road repaired to ease the pains of the people,the churches and filling stations in the area made contribution.

we were mending the bad portions of the road when the cultists came to attack us” Sunday Dada explained when he has partially recovered.

As at the time of filling this reports the hunt for the remaining cultists is still on by the youth of the community.

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