Robbers invade Ogenyi Onazi’s home in Jos,Nigeria, assault father and vow to return soon  



Four armed robbers on Monday attacked the Jos home of Nigerian midfielder, Ogenyi Onazi. Ogenyi-Onazi According to a spokesman of the Nigerian men’s national team, Toyin Ibitoye, the robbers carted away “valuable items including a white Toyota Highlander and an undisclosed amount of cash.”

The robbers also assaulted his father after gaining entry into the house in Jos. The 23-year-old midfielder who spoke from his base in Turkey said
 “Those robbers came, pretending they were there to deliver a letter to my dad at about 1.40pm on Monday, as soon as he collected their fake letter and asked where it was coming from they swooped on him, tied his hands, beat him up, inflicting machete cuts on him in the process. “They told him this is the first in a series of attacks that they will launch on our house and that I( Onazi) will be their target the next time. “Those guys took their time to take some valuable materials including a car and some cash but I am thankful to God they didn’t do more than that,” .
The Onazi family has already reported the incident to the Nigeria Police while the father of the Super Eagles midfielder has been discharged from hospital after being treated for injuries sustained during the attack.


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