Gunshots In Benin As Cult Groups Hijack #EndSARS Protest

 The #EndSARS protest has been hijacked by the Rival cult groups on Monday in most parts of Benin City, the Edo state.

Sources gathered that members of Aiye and Eiye cult groups, who were wielding dangerous weapons, including firearms, engaged themselves in a fight along Okhoro road, by Oronsanye junction.
A resident of the area said the people living around, started hearing gunshots at early hours of Monday morning.

An anonymous resident said the situation in the area is tensed and as such, many people have remained indoors.

She said, “We began hearing gunshots as early as 5 am. We later gathered that cultists were fighting themselves. They turned the protest into violent attacks.

“There is palpable fear and apprehension everywhere here. Everyone is indoors, for fear of being attacked by the rival cult groups.

“They are attacking people’s homes, shattered window glass and destroyed other things.”

Reports from other parts of nearby Uselu area also indicated that the protest turned violent as suspected cultists hijacked the protest to settle their differences.

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