Goodluck Jonathan’s home stripped bare by burglars

According to reports the burglary happened in July and was carried out by police officers deployed to watch over the house.

FILE: Former Nigerian president Goodluck Jonathan. Picture: United Nations Photo.

NIGERIA - The home of Nigeria’s former president Goodluck Jonathan in the capital, Abuja, has been stripped bare by burglars.

Six policemen are among the suspects arrested in connection with the heist.

Responding to reporters’ questions, Jonathan’s spokesman has only now released details about the burglary at the home of the former Nigerian President.

The burglary happened last month.

Local media’s reporting that it was carried out by police officers deployed to watch over the house.

According to Jonathan’s spokesman Ikechukwu Eze, thieves stole every moveable item in the house.

Eze discounts reports that stolen items included 35 plasma television sets and 25 refrigerators.

He says the thieves stole six television sets and three refrigerators along with furniture, electronics, beds, toilet and electrical fittings and internal doors and frames.

(Edited by Zamangwane Shange)