No fewer than 500 youths have renounced their membership of various cult groups, in Ijede community of Ikorodu, in Lagos state.
The cultists also surrendered their operational weapons to the Lagos State police boss, Imohimi Edgal who pledged to profile them and put them under close watch.
Some of the weapons they submitted to police were AK 47 rifles, Pomp Action rifles, Locally made pistols, AK 47 Magazines, Axes and Cutlasses amongst others.
The event was witnessed by political leaders in Ijede and parents of some of the ex-cultists.
Leader of Eiye cult in Ijede, Abdulazeez Jensi said they were tired of being chased about and needed peace of mind.
“It was boundary issue that led me into cultism. We are tired and we now want to live a peaceful life.”
Another, Olanrewaju Adesoye, a member of KK cult group noted that he decided to give up his membership for safety of his life and community.
“The crisis is becoming too much. I am tired and i want to be safe. The crisis was becoming too much.” He said