- Apostle Johnson Suleman says he will forever be grateful to Governor Godwin Obaseki for saving his life and that of his family two years ago
- The man of God disclosed how some people sent hired assassins to his church, but the Edo state governor got information and prevented it from happening
- The general overseer of Omega Fire Ministries International made the disclosure at the headquarters of the church in Edo state
The general overseer of Omega Fire Ministries International, Apostle Johnson Suleman, has disclosed that he owes Governor Godwin Obaseki a debt of gratitude for saving him and his family from being assassinated in 2018.
The man of God disclosed this on Sunday, September 6, Vanguard reports.
Legit.ng gathers that Obaseki, who is the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the forthcoming governorship election in Edo state, visited the church headquarters in the state with his deputy, Philip Shaibu.
The clergyman said if not for the governor, he would have been killed in 2018 when some people sent hired assassins to his church on New Year's Day.
According to Apostle Suleman, the assassins were waiting for the church to start shouting Happy New Year before they would open fire to kill him.
The man of God disclosed that the governor got the information before him and sent security personnel to track the assassins and deal with them.
Apostle Suleman said he would forever be grateful to the governor for saving his life and that of his family.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that the All Progressives Congress (APC) lost some of its key members to the PDP ahead of the governorship election in Edo state.
An APC chieftain in Ward 9, Okokhuo, Ovia Northeast local government area, Frank Osayande, led over 3,000 other members of the party to defect to the PDP.
The defectors declared their support for the re-election bid of Governor Obaseki.
In other news, Governor Obaseki has scolded his predecessor Adams Oshiomhole over alleged disrespect for educated Edo people.
The Edo governorship election has been scheduled for September 19, pitching the PDP and the APC against each other as tension mounts in the southeast state.
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