Hoodlums kill 7 at viewing centre

The deadly clash between two rival cult groups in Igode and Fakale communities, Sagamu Local Government Area of Ogun State ,  have led to the death of 11 persons , while houses and cars were completely razed .

Africa update gathered that the hoodlums, said to be Aye Confraternity members, had  gone on the rampage at about 11am on Wednesday to commemorate their anniversary tagged 7/7.

The grand finale of the anniversary was reportedly held on Thursday, July 7, 2016 at Emuren, a neighbouring community, to unleash mayhem on their targets , (members of the Eiye Confraternity, a rival cult).

The heavily armed gunmen, who were masked, shot dead three welders at a junction bordering Emuren and Igode.

The cultists  reportedly proceeded to the Fakale community, where they opened fire on a crowd watching a football match in a viewing centre, killing seven persons, including a member of the Oodua People’s Congress identified simply as Dare. 

Others were identified as Ibukun, Ismaila, Sunday, and a steel rod seller, Dare Olakanmi.

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Four others, who were said to have been injured in  the attack that shook the community for about 10 hours were taken  to a hospital in Sagamu while three of the victims have been buried..

 

 

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