Junior Pope Odonwodo, a Nollywood actor, was robbed at gunpoint in Delta State on Sunday, January 29th, 2023.
The actor took to Instagram to recount the ordeal, which left him and some of his coworkers devastated.
Junior Pope described how, on his way home from work last night, he was riding in his car with his colleagues, Georgina Ibeh and Shire twin, when the unfortunate incident occurred.
The actor revealed that the robbery occurred in Ubulu Okiti, Delta State, and that the robbers took many of his valuables. From his phones to his footwear/production shoes, to his bag, which held his passport, PVC, and ID card, and much more.
Despite the incident, Junior Pope had reasons to be thankful when he returned home to find his family in good health.
The father of two sons thanked God for saving his life.
“Hey Swagnation, how are you all doing?
Coming back from work I was robbed at gunpoint. I was riding in my car with my colleagues, Georgina Ibeh and Shire twin and we were robbed around Ubulu Okiti at gunpoint.
They stole everything, took everything, phones; ransacked the vehicle. Took footwear, production shoes, my bags with my passport in it and personal belongings. My PVC, my ID card and lots of things”, he said amidst tears.
Captioning the video, he wrote,
“Robbed at gunpoint yesterday night at Ubulu Okiti….29/01/23. Returning from a movie set.
Tears dropped tye moment I got home by 1am and saw my family.
Thank God for saving our lives. May we not meet our end in our quest for our daily bread… Amen”.