Ogun: Protest rocks Sagamu over cult-related killings

6/22/2022 5:01:00 PM

A protest was staged on Wednesday in Sagamu, Ogun State, by some youths over rising cult-related killings in the community.

A protest was staged on Wednesday in Sagamu, Ogun State, by some youths over rising cult-related killings in the community.

A protest was staged on Wednesday in Sagamu, Ogun State, by some youths over rising cult-related killings in the community. Our correspondent reports that

ByPeter MosesWed, 22 Jun 2022 14:40:37 GMTA protest was staged on Wednesday in Sagamu, Ogun State, by some youths over rising cult-related killings in the community.Our correspondent reports that more than 24 people have been killed in renewed rival cult clashes across the state in the last three months.

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A scene from the protest By Peter Moses Wed, 22 Jun 2022 14:40:37 GMT A protest was staged on Wednesday in Sagamu, Ogun State, by some youths over rising cult-related killings in the community.Head of Service, Dr.By Peter Moses Tue, 21 Jun 2022 20:09:33 GMT The organised labour in Ogun State on Tuesday asked Governor Dapo Abiodun to address what it termed as “pathetic plight” of workers within seven days or face an industrial action.around Iyana Ilogbo, on the Lagos-Abeokuta highway.

Our correspondent reports that more than 24 people have been killed in renewed rival cult clashes across the state in the last three months. Shehu Sani: Why Buhari should have reappointed Amaechi The lingering cult clashes occurred both during the day and at night, with the hoodlums turning Abeokuta, the state capital, and Sagamu, into battlegrounds. Commissioner for Health, Dr. Last week, about 10 young men were reportedly killed in different parts of Sagamu. The letter was jointly signed by the State Chairman of the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC), Emmanuel Bankole; Chairman of the Trade Union Congress (TUC), Akeem Lasisi and the Chairman of the Joint Negotiating Committee (JNC), Isa Olude. Governor Dapo Abiodun during his visit to the area admitted that Sagamu “has been notorious for cultism. In her welcome address, Permanent Secretary, Bureau of Establishments and Training, Mrs.” Miffed by the development, some youths on Wednesday stormed the streets of Sagamu, demanding an end to the menace. The victim, DAILY POST learnt, was rushed to a nearby hospital, where he eventually gave up the ghost.

The concerned youths, wielding placards with different inscriptions, sang solidarity songs to express their displeasure over the spate of killings in the community. She also thanked the state government for giving the workers a day to check their health status.” The leaders, however, expressed worry that “there has not been neither official response nor acknowledgement to the letter as at date. They also protested against the alleged extortion of residents by the electricity company and the lack of job opportunities for youths in the community. Some of the inscriptions on their placards read “Stop the killings, we are brothers, let’s embrace peace, our mumu don do,” “Youths are leaders of today, don’t jeopardize your life” and “Concerns Sagamu stakeholders say no to cultism, no to violence, no drug abuse, no to unemployment. Tayo Lawal, said that checking health status was what people pay for outside but the governor approved it to be free, and it would empower and give everyone the information to know what one needs to know, and how to remain and sustain healthy living.” Addressing newsmen, the leader of the group, Kayode Segun-Okeowo said the cult war had claimed many lives and affected the socio-economic activities of the residents. “For clarity, these deductions are part of earned salary deducted from individual workers with the instructions that they be remitted to other recipients, e. Segun-Okeowo urged the government and the traditional institution to immediately wade into the crisis and resolve it. Temitope Yomibo-Sofolahan in her lecture on non-communicable diseases, such as hypertension and diabetes, said they could happen in anybody and many people were not aware. “The accident occurred at Ilogbo area in Ogun state where one of Portable’s aides hit a motorcyclist and the man did not survive as he died on his way to the hospital.

He said, “It is disheartening that Sagamu has become a centre field for cult-related activities and killings. “Many stakeholders and community leaders have come up with different ideas, scopes and way forward to end this menace but it’s very unfortunate to state that all efforts on the sensitization, peace and reconciliation processes have proven abortive and seems as if there is no solution to this menace.1 billion globally are with hypertension and the older one becomes, the more the chances of having blood pressure. but which the State Government failed in remitting as appropriate. “The rise in cult killings in Sagamu has come to a peak of communal shame for Sagamu at the comity of towns and cities in Nigeria. Therefore, at this point, there is an absolute need for every Sagamu son, daughter and resident to rise and raise their voice against every act of cult killing in Sagamu, not minding whose ox is gored! Enough is Enough! He continued, “Let us all be reminded that Sagamu is a great town blessed with many economic, business and social potentials, but not many of us know that the recent cult killings are enough to disturb, destroy and disrupt the great potential status of Sagamu Town. Mrs. “These are the more reasons why government at all levels, security agencies, our Obas, Baales, community leaders, youth leaders and other stakeholders must come together and join forces to battle cult killings and ensure a compulsory peace reconciliation between all the warring groups as it has become necessary.5% of Basic salary from all State employees whilst the counter part payment of 7.” Related Topics:.

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