The cultists willingly denounced after coming out of their hideouts in Ukanafun and Etim Ekpo local government areas of Akwa Ibom state.
The suspected cultists
Earlier today, members of the dreaded cult group known as Islands trooped out of their hideout in a bush to surrender their weapons to the authorities while denouncing their membership of the cult groups in Ukanafun and Etim Ekpo local government areas of Akwa Ibom state.
Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State signed into force, the Cultism and other Violent Behaviour Prohibition Order 2018 with effect from March 12, 2018.
Governor Emmanuel said the security issues reported recently in Etim Ekpo, Ukanfun and Ikot Ekpene Local Government Areas of the state necessitated the security re-enforcements.