Metro Panic In Lagos as 7 Fresh Heads Are Rumoured to be Required For Olu of Ikeja's Burial Rituals




The atmosphere is thick with tension and there is panic as citizens of Ikeja in #Lagos State are advised to restrict their movement in Ikeja due to burial rituals which according to a circulating rumor, include the slicing off of 7 heads to be buried alongside the late Oba of Ikeja who passed away last week Tuesday.

The below message has been circulated in this regard.


Dear Friends

Please be informed that the Oba of Ikeja went to be with his ancestors on Tuesday and because of this, movement especially at night for those living within Ikeja and its environs especially Anifowose, Obafemi Awolowo Way, Alausa, Mobolaji Bank Anthony Way, Ipodo, Computer Village, Oba Akran and Ikeja GRA should be restricted until he is buried.

The Oro Cult will be coming out every night to pay homage until he is buried.

You are advised to get back home early and stay indoors if you live in these vicinities.

Please advise relations and friends who might be coming into these area of Lagos to exercise caution. Also be mindful as you step out very early in the morning to work.

Please broadcast to save souls.

The time for the Ikeja curfew as announced on radio is 7pm today – 5am tomorrow. Pls be cautious!