The President of Student’s Union Government (SUG) of the Federal Polytechnic, Ilaro and one other suspect as been arrested by the police in Ogun State.
Abimbola Oyeyemi, A Police Public Relations Officer in the State said the suspects identified as Adegboye Emmanuel and Olarewanju Taiwo who were both arrested on Sunday were seen wearing the full Regalia of the Black Axe Cult during initiation of new members of the group.
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He said following the arrest
“The president of the Student’s Union Government of Federal Polytechnic Ilaro Adegboye Emmanuel Olatunji and one Olarewaju Taiwo have been arrested by men of Ogun State Police command on Sunday 9th of February 2020 for cultism”.
He added that the suspects were apprehended following information received by the police at Ilaro Division from members of the public when they saw some group of people suspected to be cultist in the bush at Gbogidi area of Ilaro trying to initiate new member.
“The two arrested cultists who are in full Regalia of the dreaded black axe cult group have been taken to custody at Ilaro Divisional Headquarters where they are being currently interrogated”, he revealed.
Following the apprehend, the SUG president has been suspended by the school authorities on Monday.
Sola Abiola, the deputy registrar public relations of the institution, disclosed this in a statement for the alleged involvement in cultism.
“The suspension of Mr Adegboye is in line with the Act establishing the Polytechnic and the provision of the Students Handbook coupled with the Polytechnic’s zero tolerance to cultism, pending his appearance before the Students Disciplinary Committee to establish his culpability or otherwise”she added.