According to the Punch Metro News, Three people have been reportedly killed on Wednesday, the 13th of October, due to the ongoing supremacy battle that involves the two biggest names of cultists in Nigeria the Eiye and Aiye cults members in Owode and Ibeshe communities, in the Igbogbo Bayeku Local Council Development Area of Lagos.
Unfortunately, victims the victim the died during the clash happens to be a betting agent whose name was identified as Segun, which he was hit by a stray bullet.
According to News correspondent, we learned that the other two victims that died during the clash were suspected cultists, which one of them was shot dead around the F1 bar in the Ebute area of Ikorodu West LCDA last Sunday.
PUNCH Metro also confirmed that the said supremacy battle between the Eiye and Aiye Confraternity had been ongoing for over a month which brought unrest to the communities.
Reacting to the incident, a resident who withhabandoname saihomeshforesidents had to abandoned their home for the fear of being attacked which they environment refuse safe environments, the man said the residents have been living in fear for the past month now.
A source who was present at the scene said the cultists had, engaged one, another with g, u, ns, cutlasses and machetes, adding that business activities in the Owode and Ibeshe areas of the community as been grounded due to the cult attacks.
The source said, ” What is going on is uncalled for, and it is said that an innocent person, Segun, that I knew very well was killed by a stray bullet shot by these cultists. Two other suspected cultists were killed. One was shot dead adjacent to the F1Bar in Ebute, Ikorodu.
” The clashes between Aiye cultists from Owode and Eiye cultists from Ibeshe have been going on for over a month. What we gathered was that the Eiye cultists killed an Aiye cultist and they have been fighting and killing one another, including innocent residents. the eyewitness said.