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Hehehe# N300,000 church offering turns into paper in Jos

Wonders, they say, shall never end. The leadership and members of St.
Marry’s Parish in Hwolshe, Jos, Plateau State were dumbfounded
when the N300,000 that was realised as collection on Sunday suddenly turned into
bundle of papers.

A local media reports that the strange incident
happened at the banking hall of Zenith Bank main branch in Jos, where
the Church Secretary, Miss Ifeoma Eze had gone to deposit the
collection.


 “The money was intact when I left home for the bank
but on getting to the counter, I opened the polythene bag only to
discover that it has turned to bundles of papers. I was so confused and
scared; I started screaming and was oblivious of the attention I was
attracting as bewildered customers tried to console me,” she said.

Miss
Ifeoma said she was particularly confused because she was wondering how
to relay the story to the Parish Priest who entrusted the money to her.
“It is a story I find difficulty in telling anyone because not many
people can believe it,” she added.
Confirming that she actually
took the “real” money with her, Miss Ifeoma said she even changed the
smaller denominations into bigger ones to ease the deposit processes in
the bank.
Although some members of the church thinks there was a
foul play somewhere, but Rev. Father Emmanuel Ray-Ikpe, the Parish
Priest, described the incident as “unfortunate, surprising and
mysterious”.
“I have never heard of such a thing before but it has
happened to us; to our Church. There is nothing we can do about it. My
secretary came back from the bank crying. Only God knows what exactly
happened… We have left everything in the hands of God our creator,” the
Reverend Father said.
Hehehe# Nawa oh!

Tireni Adebayo

Tireni Adebayo is the Editor of Kemi Filani News. She has BSC in Mass Communication from the Redeemer's University and M.A in Mass Communication from the University of Lagos (2014 - 2015) where she majored in Public Relations and Advertising and Digital Media.  When she is not writing, she is either listening to music or reading her favorite books. Tel: +2348000000901 Address: Herbert Macaulay, Yaba, Lagos, Nigeria Email: tireni.adabayo@kemifilani.ng

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