Residents of Fakale, Igode and Emuren communities, in the Sagamu Local Government Area of Ogun State have started fleeing their homes Punch has reported
It was learnt that the residents were afraid over the reports that suspected cult members of the Eiye Confraternity planned to unleash mayhem during their anniversary on Monday (today).
It was gathered that some dwellers of Odo Kekere, Odo Nla and Itapara within the LGA had also started vacating their homes, saying the cultists had vowed to cause bloodbath to mark the August 8 anniversary.
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Punch correspondent reported previously that some communities in Ogun State were under siege on July 7, when some suspected Aye Confraternity members killed 11 persons, while marking the 7/7 anniversary.
PUNCH Metro also reported that some other cult members stormed the Ogijo area last Wednesday and killed four residents.
The head of Igode community, Chief Rafiu Idisu, told Punch correspondent on Sunday that no fewer than 70 residents had packed out for fear of being attacked in the coming August 8 celebration, which the cultists tagged, ‘8/8.’
Idisu said he had drawn the attention of the Chairman, Sagamu LGA, Mr. Lola Awoniyi, to the tension in the community and urged the police to nip the pending attack in the bud.