There was an uproar at the Ikosi ketu area of Lagos state earlier today as two rivalry cult group engaged in a brutal clash using deadly weapons.
According to eye witness on ground, the chaos began on Tuesday night between two rival cult groups who caused havoc all through the night.
It was learned that the havoc continued at 6:25 am on Wednesday, with hoodlums attacking and robbing passengers waiting for BRT buses, students, and unsuspecting passers-by.
The clash turned bloody leaving residents of the area in a more frightening state while one person was confirmed dead.
While reaching out to eye witness, it was reported that men of Nigeria police force, Lagos state command has been deployed to the area to maintain peace.
But from the videos that have surfaced online, the security operatives have found it difficult to arrest the situation.
It was reported that the Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, signed the bill for the Prohibition of Unlawful Societies and Cultism of 2021 into law, approving a 21-year jail term for convicted cultists in the state.
The state’s House of Assembly had in February, passed the anti-cultism bill, which also stipulates a 15-year jail term for anyone found guilty of abetting cultists and residents who willfully allow their properties to be used as meeting points by cultists.