Edumoga Association Tasks Govt, Police On Cultism In Benue


The Ede-ma Development Association (EDA) of Edumoga district in Okpokwu local government area of Benue State has urged the state government and police command to investigate and proffer solutions to the increasing cases of cultism across the state, especially in the district.

The call came following the recent cult violence in Ugbokolo town and surrounding communities of Amejo and Okonobo wards in Edumoga which reportedly left no fewer than 10 youths dead and paralysed commercial activities in the area, especially in Ugbokolo, Effoyo and Ichakwu.

A statement signed by Michael Agbam and Matthew Oboyi, the national president and national secretary respectively which was made available to LEADERSHIP in Abuja yesterday, said Ede-ma as a progressive civil society organisation believes that cultism and all forms of criminality and violence in any part of the state constitute danger to the security of lives and property, peace and prosperity.

“We call on the police command to retrace…

Source: Leadership Newspaper