A suspected member of the Black Axe Confraternity has revealed he acquired lured into the group after he was promised he would meet music star David ‘Davido’ Adeleke.
The suspect, Tobi Adegoke, 25, was amongst 27 suspected cultists arrested from varied components of Lagos and paraded by Police Commissioner Imohimi Edgal on Wednesday.
The younger man who’s an upcoming music artist believed assembly Davido who he alleged is a memeber of the cult group, would have helped in skyrocketing his music profession.
Talking to The Nation, He mentioned: “I’m an Aiye member (Black Axe). I’ve been in the cult for about two years. I used to be instructed that Davido was a member and if I joined, I will probably be ready to meet him.
“It was the man who initiated me that mentioned so. He mentioned he labored for Davido and that will probably be easy accessibility. However since I joined, I’ve not met Davido. They instructed me I’ll turn out to be a highly regarded musician however see the place I’m now.
“I’m renouncing my membership of Aiye. I’ll by no means belong to any cult once more. They need to have a look at my face very nicely. They are going to by no means see me in their midst once more.
“I lived at Oniru in Lekki. I used to be a home assist. Since I joined, I’ve not achieved something dangerous. I habe not killed anyone. I simply needed to be a well-known musician.
He, nevertheless, regretted not being affected person in pursuing his music profession.
One other suspect, Biodun Alade, 22, mentioned he joined his personal group about 4 months in the past.
It was additionally reported that a number of others denied being cultists, insisting that they have been arrested throughout random raids carried out by policemen in their neighborhoods.