Police Nab 15 Cultists In Adamawa State Varsity, Mubi
Determined to rid Adamawa state of cult activities, especially in institutions of higher learning, the State Police Command has arrested no fewer than 15 suspected cult members during an initiation ritual at the Adamawa State University, Mubi.
The Command said on Sunday that during the raid on the suspected cult members initiation ground in the bush, the operatives recovered axe, charms among other items from the suspects.
In a press statement by its spokesperson, DSP Suleman Yahaya Nguroje, the Police disclosed that the suspects were apprehended in the early hours of Sunday, November 21, 2021.
According to the statement made available to journalists; “The suspects belong to the most notorious cult group, Neo Black Movement who allegedly initiate other students as well as wreak havoc in the institution”.
Meanwhile, the university authority in a circular released by the School Academic Secretary, Mrs A.J. Tafida, and made available to Newsmen by the Information Officer, Belmond Benson, on Sunday, said that the decision to suspend activities became necessary following the 8th extraordinary meeting by the senate of the institution where it directed for the suspension of the activities.
Stating that “the senate during a meeting held on the 18th November 2021, considered a report on hostel allocation racketeering on the portal and resolved that registration for the 2021/ 2022 Academic Session and other activities be suspended and advised all students to vacate the university premises”.
Adding that the management of the university had last week constituted a committee with a mandate to investigate hostel racketeering on the portal and given 2 weeks within which to submit its findings.