Suspected Unknown Gunmen have attacked the convoy of General Overseer, Omega Fire Ministries, Apostle Johnson Suleman along the Benin-Auchi Road, Edo State.
According to Africhome sources, the assailants killed seven persons including three police officers.The attack occurred on Thursday after Suleman returned from a foreign trip and was heading to an undisclosed destination in Edo.
The clergyman’s lawyer, Samuel Amune, confirmed the attack and noted that Suleman just returned from a programme in Tanzania.He said that the OFM founder he escaped death by a whisker.
He was returning from a journey and he had almost gotten on the shores of Auchi when some assassins attacked him. Three of his police orderlies, among others died. He travelled before and just finished a programme in Tanzania day before yesterday.
“He was returning to Auchi when the gunmen attacked him along Sabingida down to Warake area, and Auchi shares direct boundary with Warake. So, he had passed Warake and was entering the boundaries of Auchi when the attack happened,” he said.