Akibu Tikare: Ogun most wanted cultist and armed robber arrested

Akibu Tikare: Ogun most wanted cultist and armed robber arrested

- Akibu Tikare has met his waterloo after being nabbed by the police operatives

- The 26-year-old Ogun state's wanted cultist was arrested at a robbery scene with a gun

- Tikare's arrest was perfected all thanks to the collective effort of the police and local vigilante group

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Ogun state has been finally set on the path of peace as Akibu Tikare, a notorious and highly-wanted cult leader, was arrested by the operatives of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF).

Tikare, who is alleged to be the head of the Eiye confraternity, met his waterloo during a robbery operation in Ogijo, Sagamu local government area.

DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi who is the police public relations officer of the Ogun state command made this known in a statement on Tuesday, October 27, adding that Tikare has been terrorising the state for years.

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Oyeyemi disclosed that the notorious armed robber and wanted cultist was nabbed following a distress call that a group of armed robbers was operating between Gbaga and Kamalu areas at 9pm.

Akibu Tikare: Ogun most wanted cultist nabbed
Akibu Tikare has met his waterloo after being nabbed by the police operatives. Credit: Radio Nigeria, Ibadan.
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He further added that with the help of the local vigilante group, CSP Muhammed Baba led some officers to the scene where Tikare and his boys were arrested.

According to him, the arrested cultist is known for robbing people of the community and the state at large at gunpoint.

Legit.ng notes that the Tikare's successful arrest is coming on the heels of numerous efforts by the security operatives geared towards tackling crimes in the societies.

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In a related development, the notorious militia leader in Benue state, Terwase Akwaza popularly known by his pseudonym Gana was finally killed by the operatives of the Nigerian military.

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Gana met his waterloo and was subsequently annihilated on Tuesday, September 8, three years after Governor Samuel Ortom-led government placed a N10 million bounty on information that could lead to the capture of the notorious militia gang leader.

Brigadier-General Maude Ali Gadzama, commander of the Four Special Forces Command of the Nigerian Army in Doma local government area of Nasarawa state, confirmed Gana's killing.

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