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Anambra: Pastor’s car stolen at gunpoint from church


An Anglican priest, the Reverend Canon Chibieze Abone, had his vehicle stolen by armed men inside the compound itself.

It was reported that the cleric was robbed from St. Thomas Anglican Church, Oba, Idemili South Local Government Area, Anambra State on Tuesday.

Another report revealed that Abone had lost other valuables to thieves during the theft.

The robbers were found to be holding Abone at gunpoint before taking away his army green Toyota Highlander SUV with registration number GGE 195 FX.

The incident was revealed by the state’s Information and Information Commissioner, Don Adinuba, in a statement released on Tuesday.

According to Adunuba, the priest lost vital documents, which were also taken with the car.

The statement read: “A military green Toyota Highlander Jeep with registration number GGE 195 FX was stolen at gunpoint from inside the Rectory of St Thomas’ Anglican Church, Oba (Idemili-South LGA, Anambra State ) (8 February 2022). Other valuables belonging to Reverend Canon Chibueze Abone were also taken away.

“Please any information leading to the recovery of the jeep should be directed to the nearest police station or contact Reverend Canon Abone on 08038894070. Thank you.”

Source: Naija News