Two Feared Dead in Offa as Cultists Go on Rampage


No fewer than two students suspected to be cultists were reportedly attacked yesterday when the two rival cult groups in Offa, the headquarters of Offa Local Government Area of Kwara State engaged themselves in a supremacy battle in the ancient town.

The incident according to THISDAY investigations, had caused serious tension in the town as people ran for dear lives for fear of being attack. Last Wednesday, one of the student cultist of Federal Polytechnic, Offa was killed following the crisis that ensued during the last Students’ Union election in the institution. Even before last Wednesday, the cultists clashed An eyewitness account told journalists in Ilorin monday that the latest incident happened around UBA/General Hospital area of the town when the suspected student cultists engaged themselves in a gun duel. It was gathered that, two persons were said to have been injured during the attack as no one died.