- A Twitter user identified as Tygress has shared disturbing details of the state of Ijegun road, Ikotun
- According to the lady, a group of over 200 armed boys have formed a cult called 'Omo No Salary" and they block roads and rob residents of the area
- Tygress revealed that their latest operation was carried out on June 6 where they overtook the road for an hour, robbing people and threatening them with cutlass and shovels
Report reaching Legit.ng has it there is a group of armed boys called 'Omo No Salary' attacking and harassing residents of Ijegun road, Ikotun, Lagos.
A Twitter user identified as Tygress recently shared details of how the armed boys carry out their operations and disrupt activities as well as threaten lives of residents in the area. She stated that the apparent cult group is made of over 200 boys who are aged between 14-18 years. She said they are usually armed with cutlass and shovels which they use to scare their victims.
Detailing the happenings, Tygress stated that they attacked on June 6 while she was out to watch England vs Netherlands football match. She had to run for her life and scale fences just to get to a safe place.
The Twitter user who by her profile is a disc jockey, called out to the Nigerian police to come to their aid as the boys are getting more notorious by the day. She reiterated that the residents of Ijegun road in Ikotun are not safe and it is only a matter of time before the boys gain confidence and start entering people's homes to cause real harm.
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Many internet users have reacted to the news and most are hoping that the report is taken seriously and something is done to stop the boys.
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Some Nigerians feel the country has failed its citizens.
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Meanwhile, Mohammed Adamu, the inspector general of police, has called for tougher legislation against kidnapping and banditry, including possible seizure of assets linked to illicit proceeds from kidnapping and other heinous crimes, by the government.
The police chief believes potential kidnappers and other violent criminals will be strongly deterred by such act.
Legit.ng gathers that the IGP said the increasing spate of criminal activities had informed his decision to make such a call.
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