The Yoruba militia group, Oodua Peoples’ Congress (OPC) has vowed to use every available means to discover the hidden dungeon where more victims of the Soka “forest of horror” in Ibadan, Oyo State, are being kept on the premises.
The police had on the 22nd of March, rescued about 23 victims discovered an abandoned building in Soka, Oluyole LGA of Oyo State known to be the den of ritualists where victims were being kidnapped with some tortured to death and skeletons, skulls found scattered all over the place.
However, the whereabouts of the commercial motorcyclist, whose distress call led to the discovery of the forest is still unknown. It is believed that the commercial motorcyclist and eight others are still in captivity.
According to an OPC chieftain in Ibadan Rotimi Olumo, the place where the victims are being held could not be visible to the ordinary eyes, so the group is working hard to uncover the purported cellar where they are being held. They are making deep consultations in the other realm to uncover the hidden place and the people behind the horrible act.
Olumo said, “There are strong indications that some people might still be trapped there because the missing motorcyclist who phoned his wife and friends said he heard the voices of his friends who were looking for him from the place where he was kept underground.
“He claimed that there were eight others with him in a place there that has not been discovered. His family members and those of the other victims are in anguish.
"If Boko Haram is not disturbing us in the region, why should we allow ritualists to make Ibadan, a peaceful city, a danger zone."
He added that the OPC at the national level has signified interest to wade into the matter.
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