Apostle Suleman’s Convoy Attack By Gumen Kill Seven

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Apostle SulemanGunmen on Friday attacked the convoy of General Overseer of Omega Power Ministries(OPM) Auchi, Apostle Johnson Suleman killing seven people

They reportedly killed seven persons, including three police orderlies during the attack along the Benin Auchi Road, Edo State.

The cleric was said to be heading to Edo State after a foreign trip when the gunmen opened fire on his convoy.

Four other yet-to-be-identified persons in the convoy were said to have also been killed during the attack.

Suleman’s lawyer, Samuel Amune, confirmed the attack, stating the cleric just returned from a programme in Tanzania, adding that he escaped death by a whisker.

“He was returning from a journey and he had almost gotten to 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 the day before yesterday.

He said seven persons, including policemen and Suleman’s drivers, were killed, adding that efforts were ongoing to locate the whereabouts of the cleric’s domestic worker, “The attack is confirmed. It was done around 5 pm in Auchi, Edo state, he stated.

Meanwhile, the police confirmed the incident when to Waka About Africa.

According to the Edo State Police Command spokesperson, Chidi Nwabuzor, Suleman is safe and sound.

However, three policemen and two civilian drivers attached to the Apostle were killed in the attack. Two domestic workers were also killed while a search is ongoing for a second domestic worker.

The police command disclosed that the DPO of Auchi Division and his team mobilised to the scene of the incident on receipt of the information and killed one of the gunmen.

An aggressive manhunt for the fleeing criminals is said to be ongoing.

According to some sources, Suleman was returning from a foreign trip when the gunmen attacked his convoy along the Benin-Auchi road.

 


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