A renew cult clash has claimed the lives of eight persons across Edo State, including a 500 level Computer Science student of Ambrose Alli University (AAU), Ekpoma. Osajie Osamudiamen.
* Edo State Governor Adams Oshiomhole
While two were killed in Ekpoma, six persons were allegedly shot dead in Benin City, capital of Edo State.
For instance, the 500 level student was allegedly shot on the head at a close range at a night club in in Supreme Hotel, Ekpoma, headquarters of Esan West Local Government Area of Edo State..
A source disclosed that Osajie, who until his death, was the head of Burkaneer in Ekpoma, had an issue with a rival cult group which was said to have been settle before he was killed.
Another casualty in the renew cult clash is a graduating female student of AAU who was said to have been poured acid on the face.
When contacted to react on the killing in his hotel, the owner of Supreme Hotel, Mr Felix Akhabue who claimed ignorant of the killing in his hotel, however said a hotel is a public place.