The coalition of Akure Youth organization has called on Ondo State government and the state police command to stop the reckless killing by suspected cultists in the state capital.
In the last 48 hours, no fewer than ten alleged cultists had been killed when rival groups opened fire on each other, the group said.
The killings took place in major streets of the state capital and the last clash took place on Monday night at Nepa round about in the metropolis.
In a message by the president of Akure Youth coalition, Tuyi Adekanbi, and obtained by THE PRECISION, Mr Adekanbi described the development as “worrisome.”
“I Just want to call your attention to the recurring decimal of cultist killing in Akure metropolis. Till now 9 sound healthy youths had been gruesomely murdered.
“Before now we have called all individual and groups that matters that AKURE community is seating on a keg of gun powder with the activities of all these rivalry cults. They have graduated from night attacks and killings to a broad daylight operation.”
“There is pandemonium in all the nooks and crannies of Akure. They dispossess innocent people of their belongings and many people ran to danger everyday for the past 3days.”
“Another boy had just been shot dead at NEPA roundabout this evening. His remains had been deposited at the morgue. Imagine! Police are out of it this time around. Help us, our youths are dying everyday.”
“Help us to call Mr Governor and our celebrated SSG to rise to there responsibility,” the statement read.
The statement added that “the Akure Youth are expected to protest the cultists reckless killings today by closing major roads and markets.”