Five Killed As Cult Groups Clash In Lagos



No fewer than five persons, belonging to a cult group on the Lagos Island, were feared killed Wednesday during a fight.

It was gathered that the youths from Lagos Island, had for attended a christening ceremony in Ajah area of the state and were returning home in a chartered Volkswagen bus when another set of hoodlums opened fire on the bus and killed five of the occupants.

Report says the driver of the vehicle and one other youth, who pretended to have been dead from the bullet wounds they sustained, escaped back to the Island to report the incident to their relatives.
The deceased, who were identified to be boys working with the chairman of the National Union of Road Transport workers (NURTW), Oyebanji branch, Lagos Island, Alhaji Mustapha Adio Adekunle (aka. Seego), include, Samson, Ganiyu, Idris, Ladi and one other.

Residents said trouble started last week Sunday on the Island when Seego and another leader of a notorious group, identified as Tunde (Alabi Yellow) met at a social gathering and Seego asked Yellow to bow for him, but he refused.

It was further gathered that Seego then ordered his boys to deal with Yellow by breaking bottle on his head, even as they tore his clothes into shreds.
The Police Public Relations officer, Lagos Command, Ken Nwosu, who confirmed the incident, said two of the attacked youths died while two others sustained bullet injuries.

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