Ilaro Poly SUG President arrested in cult group initiation
President of Students’ Union Government (SUG) of the Federal Polytechnic, Ilaro and one other suspect have been arrested by the Ogun State Police Command during a cult group initiation.
Adegboye Emmanuel Olatunji and Olarewaju Taiwo were arrested on Sunday, wearing the regalia of the black axe cult during initiation of new members of the group.
Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Abimbola Oyeyemi, confirmed the arrest following information from the public about the initiation that took place in a bush at Gbogidi area of Illaro.
“The president of the Students’ 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 said.
“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.”
Management of the Federal Polytechnic of Ilaro have reacted to the arrest with the Deputy Registrar, Public Relations of the institution, Sola Abiola, confirming the suspension of Adegboye before appearing the Students Disciplinary Committee.
“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,” Abiola was quoted as saying.