Rev. Igbinigie Anthony, the pastor in charge of Christ Apostolic Church (CAC) in Egor local government area of Edo state, has narrated to an Egor Chief Magistrate Court of how a man who tried to steal the church’s offering during its annual thanksgiving was caught.
The pastor in charge, said the suspect had broken into the church on three previous occasion and made away with cash amounting N52,000.
Igbinigie explained that he and the church’s youth president, Okoh, decided to sleep in the church because he had a premonition that the thief would return to steal the thanksgiving collections.
He said the suspect, Ehiosun Junior, first broke into the church and carted away N40, 000 after which he asked the church to pray to God to forgive him.
The suspect was arraigned on a four-count charge and has pleaded not guilty.
Meanwhile the founder and leader of Apata Adura Cherubim and Seraphim Church, Ekute, Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State, former Pastor Adekunle Afolabi, has coverted to Islam after practicing Christianity for over 25 years.