Abuja pastor arrested for wielding AK-47 rifle on pulpit


The presiding Pastor of House on the Rock Abuja Chapter, Uche Aigbe, wielding an AK-47 rifle during a sermon has been arrested by the police.

House on the rock pastor Uche Aigbe

This comes hours after the video of Pastor Uche Aigbe went viral on social media for being in possession of an AK-47 rifle on the pulpit. According to a report by the Punch, the Commissioner of Police for the Federal Capital Territory Command, Sadiq Abubakar, recommended that a police officer, Inspector Musa Audu, be dismissed for handing over his rifle to Pastor Aigbe. The Inspector is facing an internal disciplinary trial.

Abuja pastor arrested for possession of AK-47 rifle on pulpit

Both Inspector Audu and Pastor Aigbe were arrested by the Intelligence Response Team and the Force Intelligence Bureau in Garki, Abuja, on Monday.

Alarm as pastor mounts pulpit to preach with AK-47 rifle in Abuja (Video)


A video making the rounds online captures a Nigerian pastor who held his Sunday service with a rifle slung over his shoulder.

Pastor AK-47 Church

The report was relayed on Twitter by a user identified as @DejiAdesogan who revealed the identity of the preacher to be an Abuja based pastor.

Pastor AK-47 Church

It was reported that the preacher who goes by the name Pastor Uche Aigbe held the Sunday service at House on the Rock Church with an AK-47 rifle. @DejiAdesogan wrote: “Earlier today the Presiding Pastor of the Abuja chapter of the House on the Rock Church, Pastor Uche Aigbe, caused a stir during Sunday Service when he mounted the pulpit carrying an AK-47 rifle”

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