Five suspected robbers recently launched an attack at the Living Faith Church (aka Winners Chapel) Itanla on Ondo-Akure Road, Ondo State.
They were said to have driven in with guns blazing and made away with a number of valuables.
The thieves arrived in a Toyota Prado Jeep in the wee hours of the morning and locked up the security men in a room after disposing them of their guns and phones, then they headed to the school building within the church premises. They proceeded to the computer room where they made away with some items. The Nation reports that the money and valuables they stole ran into several thousands of Naira.
One of the security men said he and his colleagues saw the armed robbers as they drove into the church premises and started shooting into the air. The situation was put under control eventually and religious activities resumed in the church.
Police spokesman Femi Joseph, a Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP), told The Nation he had not been briefed on the incident but promised to contact the Divisional Police Officer (DPO) in charge of Bolorunduro for details on the matter.