The Ogun State Police Command on Monday warned cultists planning to hold the annual 7/7 celebration in the state to drop the idea, IgbereTV reports
July 7 is set aside by cult groups in Nigeria for the initiation of new members. The day is often marked by violent activities, including bloodletting
The command’s spokesman, Abimbola Oyeyemi, gave the warning in a statement issued in Abeokuta.
The statement read: “Intelligence report at the disposal of Ogun State Command reveals that members of various unlawful cult groups are planning to mark what they called ‘7/7’ on Thursday, being 7th of July, 2022. The report also revealed that the event may result in bloodletting and wanton destruction of properties.
“In view of this, the command wishes to warn those having such devilish intentions to rethink and retrace their steps, as such a move will be met with strong resistance from security agencies