Alleged cultist arrested over disruption of exam at OGITECH - NIGERIAN NEWSORBIT


Thursday, October 28, 2021

Alleged cultist arrested over disruption of exam at OGITECH

An alleged cultist and student of Ogun State Institute of Technology (OGITECH) Ojo Akinola Iyanu has been arrested by men of Ogun state police command while leading others to disrupt the ongoing examination of the ICT polytechnic, Igbesa, in Ado-Odo/Ota local government area of the state.

Ojo was said to have been arrested following credible intelligence gathered by the police that some students who belong to a cult group have concluded plan to disrupt the school examination which was rescheduled after the settlement of crisis between the school management and the students. 

According to statement from the Spokesman of the state police command, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, having not prepared for the examination, some of the students cultists enacted plan to ensure that the examination did not take place.
Upon the intelligence report at the disposal of the police, the DPO Igbesa, SP Abayomi Adeniji, in collaboration with other security agencies such as Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, So-safe Corps and the polytechnic security department decided to properly screen all the students before coming to examination hall right from the main gate. 

The statement stated further that "while the screening was going on, the suspect and one other who was later identified as "Aloma" were intercepted with a black bag. While searching the bag, the second boy took to his heels while Ojo Akinola Iyanu was quickly arrested".

Recovered from the bag is one locally made pistol loaded with one live cartridge. 
On interrogation, Ojo allegedly was said to have confessed to be a member of the dreaded "AYE" confraternity.

He was said to have confessed further that, his group decided to disrupt the examination because the examination came suddenly and met them unprepared. 

Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, CP Lanre Bankole has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspect to state criminal investigation and intelligence department for discreet investigation. The CP also ordered that the remaining members of the group be hunted and brought to book. 

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