When light shines in the darkness, there can be no way darkness can
comprehend it essentially in the scheme of our doings.
This can be adduced to what transpired in federal polytechnic
ilaro where the president of student union government of the institution with
location at ilaro identified as Olatunji and olanrewaju was arrested for
alleged cult activities.
The trending video that was awash on the social media showed Olatunji
and one olarewaju Taiwo being taken away by security operatives and local
Inhabitants within that hailed the action of the vigilantes in the
viral video urge security agents to investigate the student leader for the
identities of other members of the cult group.
When interrogated in the viral video, he said he has his identity
police in Ogun said the student leader and Taiwo were arrested on Sunday during
state Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, in a statement, noted
that the suspects were caught in the bush in the regalia of the Black
noted that the suspects had been taken into custody.
said, “The duo was arrested following information received by the police
at the Ilaro division from members of the public that a group of people
suspected to be cultists were sighted in a bush at Gbogidi area of Ilaro where
they were trying to initiate new members into their dreaded group.
receiving the information, the DPO Ilaro division, CSP Olayemi Jacob, mobilised
his patrol team and swiftly moved to the scene where the two suspects were
arrested with the assistance of members of the public, while others escaped
through the bush.
two arrested cultists, who were in full regalia of the dreaded Black Axe cult, were
taken into custody at the Ilaro divisional headquarters where they are being
PPRO said the Commissioner of Police, Kenneth Ebrimson, had ordered the
transfer of the suspects to the Anti-Cultism Section of the State Criminal
Investigation and Intelligence Department for discreet investigation.
polytechnic, in a statement by its Deputy Registrar and Head of Public
Relations, Sola Abiala, said Olatunji had been suspended.
is consequent upon the foiling of the meeting of some cult groups from the
neighbouring community by the security architecture and network of the
polytechnic, the local vigilante group in conjunction with the Nigeria Police
Force and the Department of State Services.