By Nkechi Odumosor
ABEOKUTA/Nigeria: The Ogun state command revealed that members of a cult group (black axe or Ayes) are planning on unleash terror and violence on 7th of July 2020 in the State in celebration of the anniversary called 7/7.
In a Press Statement signed by commands Police Public Relation Officer, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, the command said the group are planning on initiating new members into their confraternity and also engaged in rival cult group battle which will lead to loss of life and property.
The command one the general public against any illegal gathering of any form and to anyone who who has it in mind to do devilish art on the said date should have a rethink.
The command also stated that, all the command tactical squad namely SARS, anti cultists,Anti kidnapping as well as all DPO and area commanders have a nip in the bud of any act capable to undermining the security of the state.
Also, The command appeal the parents and guardian to warn their wards to stay clear from any lawful gathering on , before and after the said date.
Hoteliers are advised to to allow their facility to be used by any cult related gathering as owners of such facility too will be liable for persecution.
Police Press Release, Ogun State Command
Intelligence report at the disposal of Ogun State Police Command revealed that members of notorious cult group are planning to unleash terror and violence on Tuesday 7th of July 2020 accross the state in order to mark what they called 7/7 .
The report further revealed that members of the group are also planning to use the said date to initiate new members into their fold after which they will engage their rival cult group in a supremacy battle which may lead to loss of life and wanton destruction of property.
In view of this, the command wishes to warn those having such devilish plan to have a rethink and retrace their steps as such move will be met with serious resistance from security agencies.
To this end, all the command’s tactical squads namely SARS, anti cultists, anti kidnapping as well as all the DPOs and Area Commanders have been put on red alert to nip in the bud any act capable of undermining the security of the state. Anybody who involved him/herself in such act will be made to feel the full weight of the law because the command will not fold its hands while some unscrupulous elements will be making life difficult for law abiding citizens of the state.
The command is also using this medium to appeal to parents and guardians to warn their wards to stay clear of any unlawful gathering on, before and after the said date to prevent had i know situation.
Also, hoteliers are with this release warned not to allow their facilities be used for any cult related gathering as the owner of such facility too will be liable for prosecution.
While assuring members of the public to go about their lawful business without fear of harrasment or intimation, the command has rolled out all in its arsenal to deal decisively with anybody who try to breach the relative peace enjoying by the good people of the state.
DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi PPRO Ogun State Police Command
For the Commissioner of Police