Following the gruesome murder of Damilola Ibrahim Olaniyan, a.k.a Damoche, by cultists at LASU (Lagos State University) on Thursday, reprisal allegedly took place that evening and reportedly continued till the following day. By the time the late musician was buried in the early hours of Saturday in Badagry, three more students, believed to be cultists, were allegedly killed in gruesome manner.
The three corpses could not be identified as of the time of going to the press, the social media were awash with gruesome photographs of corpses said to be those of rival gang members who killed the artiste. It is believed that one of the dead cultists shot Damoche on Thursday. But as Olaniyan was being laid to rest, members of the rival cult, are suspected to have killed him, were threatening more attacks, even after he was buried.
In response to a story carried by The Eagle Online on Friday, a member of the rival cult, who identified himself as ‘Shameful To Be A Nigerian’, said one of Olaniyan’s friends, Alo, who vowed to revenge his killing, would also be killed. A candlelight procession was later held at 6 p.m in honour of the late singer after the burial. Damoche was allegedly shot dead by suspected cultists at LASU main gate in Ojo.