- Nasarawa police has nabbeed a notorious cultist in a succesful victory over terror
- Oodo Moro alias Papa Shokey was arrested in a gun duel that resulted in death of one armed robber
- Papa Shokey is the leader of a dreaded confraternity in Benue state, with his arrest coming months after the death of Gana
- Gana, it would be recalled, was killed by the men of the Nigerian army on his way to receive state amnesty from Governor Samuel Ortom
In a step towards victory over insecurity in the country, a suspected cultist terrorising Nasaawa state has been arrested by the police authority.
Ramhan Nansel, the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) of the Nasarawa police command made this known in a statement on Sunday, May 30.
The police gave the name of the suspectd ritualist as Oodo Moro alias Papa Shokey, adding that he was the leader of Black Axe confraternity in Ogbadibo local government area of Benue state," Channels TV reports.
"It is heart-warming to note however that, this manhunt paid off on 28/5/2021 at about 0945hrs when Police operatives attached to New Karu Division busted the notorious cultist and serial killer (Oodo Moro alias Papa Shokey) in his hideout at unity garden, Karu LGA of Nasarawa State.
“Preliminary investigation revealed that, the suspect has been on the wanted list of the Benue State Police Command and the IGP Intelligence Response Team over several cases of armed robbery, culpable homi'cide and cultism.”
Meanwhile, Iskilu Wakili, a Fulani warlord and kidnapper, finally met his waterloo after his arrest by the operatives of the Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC).
Wakili, known for seizing hectares of farmlands, molesting the women of the host community, and kidnapping the rich men for ransom in the Ibarapa axis of Oyo state, was nabbed on Sunday, March 7.
Speaking through his media aide Kehinde Aderemi, national OPC leader and Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland, Chief Gani Adams, confirmed the arrest,