Two Confirmed Dead As Eiye, Aye Cults Clash In Ondo

At least two persons have died in separate clashes between two rival cults in Ondo town, Ondo State.

According to reports, the victims which were suspected to members of Eiye and Aiye cults include Oluwole Samson and Wale Ajayi respectively.

Samson was reportedly relaxing with friends at a relaxation centre when another cult group shot him dead on Wednesday.

Another source said Ajayi, who was a revenue collector in the town, was also shot dead by yet-to-be-identified gunmen.

A source said, “Both of them were strong members of Eiye and Aiye groups in this town (Ondo).”

The state Public Relations Officer, Mr. Femi Joseph, confirmed the incident and explained that immediately the command was informed about the clashes, policemen were deployed in the area to restore peace.

Joseph said four suspected members of the two cults had been arrested.

He said, “We will continue to arrest them until we get rid of cultism in the state . Those arrested will be charged to court after the completion of our investigation.”

The clashes occurred in the Sabo and Orisunmibare areas of the community.

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