SP Benjamin Hundeyin, the police public relations officer, disclosed the details on Twitter on Wednesday.
The spokesman revealed that the altercation took place during a vigil for the Christian faithful.
“This case is obviously a murder. Suspects have been taken into custody,” said Hundeyin.
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It was learned that, as had been announced earlier, the worshipers of Oro were out in a procession at night.
They marched up to the church, turned off their lights, and told everyone to face down.
However, the church leadership and congregants refused, resulting in a conflict.
Oro, a Yoruba god, announces its presence with a whirring, roaring sound that can be heard throughout the neighborhood.
Oro moves alongside its followers, dressed in a shell-encrusted robe and a white wooden mask with blood smeared on the lips.
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