Admin l Wednesday, August 24, 2022
LAGOS, Nigeria – Observers of traditional festival known as Oro have clashed with some Christians doing night vigil in their church in Lagos.
Police Public Relations Officer, SP Benjamin Hundeyin who made the report on the social media did not state where specifically the incident took place.
He however said one person was killed when the rival religion clashed. He said the incident is been taken by the police as a pure murder case.
Hundeyin added that suspects have been arrested and he is now asking for religious tolerance
“Oro worshippers clashed with church members holding a vigil. It sadly resulted in the death of one person. It’s clearly a murder case. Suspects have been arrested.
“But henceforth, how do we ensure religious tolerance in similar cases?”, he said.
Speaking on the incident, Esiniobiwa Soliu said he still don’t understand why some people are defending Oro worshippers.
“Why should your religion deny me of my own right to my religion? Even if it’s one day, it shouldn’t be so. Oro worshippers should redefine their ways of worship in such a way that it won’t affect anyone”, he said.