The remains of a 65-year-old woman burnt to death by cultists in Bariga, Lagos being taken away by LASEMA officials on Saturday, 23 Jan. 2016
The Lagos State chapter of the All Progressives Congress has thrown its weight behind Governor Ambode’s resolve to rid Lagos of gangs and cults. The party urges Lagosians to desist from forming dangerous gangs and engaging in cult activities that constitute impediments to the normal lives and activities of Lagosians, saying the present state government is determined to take drastic action against cultists and gangsters that operate in every nook and cranny of the state.
In a statement in Lagos, signed by the Lagos State Publicity Secretary of the APC, Joe Igbokwe, the party said the primitive acts like gang wars and cultism disrupt the normal lives of law abiding citizens and constitute dangerous nuisance that are not at sync with the new Lagos that has become a modern mega city where citizens and indeed all Nigerians are to engage in lawful, productive activities unhindered and unmolested.
The party said the present government is determined to root out gangs and cultists, warning their members and intending members to desist from such dark activities or face the wrath of the law.
According to the party, “it is strange that in the present situation where we should all be coordinating efforts to advance the ends of development and progress in the state and the country in general, some people find succour in patronising dangerous gangs and secret cults with a mission to constitute unnecessary risks and impediments to others. We see this as not only strange but queer and borne out of the most primitive feeling of insecurity arising from failure.
“Most confounding is that these gangs and cult groups, serving primordial interests have sworn to target the lives, properties …Read More
Source:: PM Newspaper