Lagos - A pastor of the Lord's Chosen Church in Lagos State, has been shot dead by armed robbers in the Ijesha area of Lagos state, Punch reports.
The pastor, who was driving one of the church’s buses, was reportedly attacked by the robbers on Monday at Alakoso Avenue, off Ijesha bus stop while returning with a sum of money collected from a bank at Apple Junction, FESTAC Town.
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A resident who witnessed the attack said that the robbers, who were two on a motorcycle, shot the cleric in the head after lurking in the area for sometime.
Akpokpo was rushed to a branch of the church in the Ijesha area, and then to a hospital, where he was confirmed dead.
The Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Kenneth Nwosu, confirmed the incident, adding that the matter had been transferred to the Department of Criminal Investigations, Yaba.
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