Three secondary school students, 17 others killed as cultists clash in Sagamu


By James Ogunnaike, Abeokuta

Residents of Sagamu in Sagamu Local Government Area of Ogun State now live in fear, as no fewer than 20 young men were killed as the Eiye and Aiye confraternities resumed their usual supremacy battle in the town.

It was gathered that the latest supremacy battle, which started on Friday, was said to have claimed the lives of about 20 young boys, including secondary school pupils.

Speaking on the development on the condition of anonymity, a resident of Sagamu lamented that the town had been on edge since Friday as people go about in fear, so as not to be victims of stray bullets.

The source listed Agbowa behind Ewusi Palace, Makun, Ijagba, Ajaka, Isale Oko and Sabo as centres of the mindless killings in the ancient town.

The source said: “Those boys have started killing themselves since Friday. As we speak, they must have killed about 20 people but many of these victims were innocent.

“For instance, three secondary schools students who…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper