A milestone achievement has been recorded by the leadership of the Nigeria Police Force in the restive Ikorodu area of Lagos State which has been riddled with all manners of criminality.
Some of the repentant cultists
200 youths of Ikorodu, Lagos who belonged to different cult groups such as Buccaneers, Aiye and Eiye confraternities have renounced their membership.
The renunciation brings the number of youths who had so far dumped cult groups in Lagos State to 860 youths.
In a statement signed and released by the Lagos State Command PPRO, SP Chike Oti, the Commissioner of Police, Mr. Imohimi Edgal thanked the traditional ruler of Ikorodu land, Oba Kabiru Shotobi and members his cabinet for convincing the youths of the area to quit cultism.
He further thanked the Chairman of the Local Government, Hon. Wasiu for agreeing to provide vocational training for the 200 youths to enable them reintegrate fully into the society.
The CP directed the Area Commander of Ikorodu, ACP Mohammdu Amodu to document, profile and obtain the biometrics of all the 200 repented youths and reach out to them from to time.