Police vow to sustain clampdown on cultists in Ogun

abimbola oyeyemi e
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By Ige Adekunle

The Police have vowed that it will sustain its ongoing operations against the activities of the cultists in every part of Ogun State.

“The command has embarked on total clamp down by arresting many of the cultists, especially in Sagamu axis,” the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) in Ogun, SP Abimbola Oyeyemi, said in an interview on Friday.

According to him, police operatives in Ogun are committed to the ongoing clamp down on the activities of cultists despite some of the injuries being sustained in the battle against the miscreants.

Abimbola said, “In the process of effect their arrests, some of our men sustained varying degrees of injuries, but we have been able to subdue them and we are not relenting in ridding the state of them in the state,” he said.

The PPRO said that the Commissioner of Police, Yomi Olanrewaju, had warned that on no condition should anybody be allowed to operate under the shade of cultism.

He advised parents and guardians to warn their children and wards against involvement in cultism and cult related activities in the state.

Oyeyemi noted that there was a time that the command gave the cultists the opportunity to come out and renounce their membership, adding, however, that none of them showed up.

He said that the police were left now left with no option than to arrest and prosecute the cultists in accordance with the law.