Naij in a telephone conversation with one of the
residents, it was gathered that a fight ensued between the and Eiye
confraternity groups on Wednesday, July 5, leaving more than six people
dead in the process.
The woman who pleaded anonymity also said
that people have been restricted from leaving the confines of their
homes by members of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) and vigilante groups
in the area.
According to her, some group of persons suspected to
be members of the cult were dressed in all black and each of them
The reason for the clash, it was also revealed,
was that the group wanted to get even after the other cult group killed
many of their members during a recent clash.
This is not the
first time that violence has been reported in Ikorodu and its environs
as some alleged Niger Delta militants last month, unleashed terror to
landlords in area, killing over 30 people, leaving many others injured.