Federal College of Education Obudu Reject Suspected Cultists As Police Free Suspects

In Breaking News, Education, Reports
Victim of the recent Obudu cult rivalry clash
Victim of the recent Obudu cult rivalry clash

by crossriverwatch admin

Suspected cultists that were killed and those arrested recently in the clash between the KKK and Vikings Confraternity are not students of the Federal College of Education Obudu.

Reacting to the killings and subsequent arrests of the cultists whom earlier publications had claimed were students of the school, Dr. Eugene Ibili , the Provost of the College, said the school is “cultism unfriendly and has battled the scourge to extinction from all its campuses and so those involved in the recent cult activity are not our students ”.

The Provost said the school no longer operates hostel accommodation and for a long time had not witnessed the activities of cultism and that normal academic activities were going on at the time of the cult war. “Normal academic and other activities were going on uninterrupted during the period because there was no cult activity on any of our campuses”.

He said no one among those killed or arrested is in any of the faculties or departments of the school and cautioned that any one seen to harbor such intentions or have any links with cult groups would not only be shown the way out of the school but also handed over to law enforcement agents.

CrossRiverWatch also gathered that the two suspects who were arrested by the police in Obudu over recent killings, Edward Ushie and Otogo Gabriel were freed by the police on Monday.

The duo were arrested over recent killings in Obudu resulting from a supremacy war between two of the cult groups.
A police source had told CrossRiverWatch that the suspects had mentioned other cult members who are being trailed by the police and would also be arrested soon.

The source who is a senior police detective said “Some of them are known politicians and we have left a message with the Obudu Council Chairman, Dr. Emmanuel Ikwen and the Paramount Ruler of the area, Uti J.D. Agba to tell those we are looking for to report at the Obudu Police station or the police headquarters on Monday because if they fail to do so they would be declared wanted”.

As at press time, CrossRiverWatch was still making efforts to reach the new spokesperson of the state command of the police to comment on the sudden release of the suspects.

follow us on twitter @crossriverwatch

Since You Are Here, Support Good Journalism

CrossRiverWatch was founded on the ideals of deploying tech tools to report in an ethical manner, news, views and analysis with a narrative that ensures transparency in governance, a good society and an accountable democracy.

Everyone appreciates good journalism but it costs a lot of money. Nonetheless, it cannot be sacrificed on the altar of news commercialisation.

Consider making a modest contribution to support CrossRiverWatch's journalism of credibility and integrity in order to ensure that all have continuous free access to our noble endeavor.


New Feature: Don't miss any of our news again.Get all our articles in your facebook chat box.Click the Facebook Messenger Icon below to subscribe now

Text Advert by CRWatch :Place Yours

Will You To Learn How To Make Millions Of Naira Making Special Creams From Your Kitchen?.Click Here

Expose Your Business And Make More Sales. Advertise On CrossRiverWatch.com Today

You may also read!

Federal Govt. Vs Agba Jalingo: Judge Absent, Court Adjourns To April 20 For Hearing

By CrossRiverWatch Admin Trial of Citizen Agba Jalingo, the Nigerian Journalist facing trial for alleged acts of treason and


If You’re Working You Don’t Need To Write It, Aisha Yesufu Tackles Gov. Ayade (VIDEO)

By Archibong Jeremiah Aisha Yesufu, a Nigerian socio-political activist, and co-convener of the Bring Back Our Girls Movement has


Success Is Not Sexually Transmitted, UNICROSS VC Warn Students to Shun Vices

By Kelvin Ololo The Vice Chancellor of the University of Cross River State (UNICROSS) Prof. Augustine Oko Angba has


2 commentsOn Federal College of Education Obudu Reject Suspected Cultists As Police Free Suspects

Leave a reply:

Your email address will not be published.

Mobile Sliding Menu

Share this now