Bricklayer Declared Missing after Visiting ‘Alfa’ for Divination


A 36-year-old bricklayer, Samond Akeju Ogunrinde, has been reported missing after he had visited an alfa (Islamic cleric) for divination in Kogi State.

This was according to Daily Trust.

The publication said Ogunrinde, a father of two, hails from Iwoye-Ketu in Ogun State, but lives in Ekiti State with his wife and children, adding that the last heard of him was that he called his family to say he was with the alfa identified as Olaitan Apelu, for divination at Iyara in Ijumu LGA of Kogi State on March 25.

“When we contacted alfa to ask about our brother’s whereabouts, we were surprised to hear him say that our brother did not come to his house. The matter was immediately reported to the police at Iyara Divisional Headquarters,” Muideen Ogunrinde, the elder brother was quoted by the paper.

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