Following the ongoing Police-public partnership policy of the Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Edgal Imohimi, about 500 youths in Ijede Local Council Development Area of Ikorodu, Lagos State, has voluntarily renounced their membership of various cult group in the area.
The cult group comprises of Aiye, Eiye, Buccaneer and KK among others and their ages between 17 and 35 also submitted weapons that have been from their custody to the State Police Command.
Among the weapons submitted at the Ijede LCDA hall were pump action rifles, AK-47 rifles, locally made guns and single-barreled guns along with cartridges of various types of guns as well as axes and machetes.
Receiving the arms, the State Commissioner of Police, Edgal Imohimi said the act was a boost to his policy of Police-public partnership, while applauding the efforts of the LCDA chairman, Mr. Salisu Jimoh, for pioneering the move, he pointed out that the renouncement is the first step in the process of reintegrating them into the society.
Speaking on why he renounced the confraternity, former head of the KK cult group said it was for the safety of his life and that of the members of his community adding that he want peace to reign in the community hence the reason for his opting out.