A 25-year-old suspected member of the cult stated he was once lured into the team with guarantees that he would meet music celebrity David Adeleke also known as Davido.
Tobi Adegoke who stated he was once an upcoming song artist, stated he believed assembly Davido would have helped his music profession boom.
Adegoke used to be amongst 27 suspected cultists arrested from more than a few components of Lagos and paraded via Police Commissioner Imohimi Edgal on Wednesday.
He said: “I am an Aiye member. I have been in the cult for about two years. I was informed that Davido was once a member and if I joined, I will be capable to meet him.
“It was once the man who initiated me that stated so. He stated he labored for Davido and that it will be effortless access. But because I joined, I have no longer met Davido. They advised me I’ll grow to be a very famous musician however see the place I am now.
“I am renouncing my membership of Aiye. I will in no way belong to any cult again. They ought to appear at my face very well. They will in no way see me in their midst again.
“I lived at Oniru in Lekki. I used to be a home help. Since I joined, I have now not completed something bad. I habe no longer killed anybody. I simply desired to be a well-known musician.
Urging different aspiring musicians to be patient, Adegoke stated he regretted being on the quickly lane, including that if he had remained steadfast, he would now not have landed into trouble.
Another suspect, Biodun Alade, 22, stated he joined his very own team about 4 months ago, including that the teardrop tattoo on his left eye was once no longer a cult symbol.
However, various others denied being cultists, insisting they had been arrested all through random raids carried out by means of policemen in their neighbourhoods.