One killed in Osun cult rival clash

A 35-year-old man, Babalola Lekan, has reportedly been shot dead during a clash between rival cult groups in Osogbo, Osun state. 

The rival cult group engaged in gun duel around 2:30pm at Asoje area, Osogbo, on Friday. 

It was gathered that the supremacy battle led to the clash between the rival cult groups. 

The police spokesperson, SP Yemisi Opalola, confirmed the killing of Lekan. 

According to the police, the victim, who was killed by yet to be identified cult group, was living at Johnmakay street, Oluode area, Osogbo. 

She said the corpse has been deposited at UNIOSUN Teaching Hospital mortuary, Osogbo.

Opalola said the police is on the trail of the cultists. 

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