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Fr. Ugwu faults Apostle Suleman’s testimony following assassination attempt



Rev. Fr. Kelvin Ugwu, a popular Catholic Missionary priest, has criticized Apostle Johnson Suleman, the senior pastor and founder of Omega Fire Ministries for “using other people’s misfortune to elevate his own story”.

On Friday, Suleman while reacting to the alleged assassination attempt on his life said: “my life is in the hands of God, nobody can kill me.”

His testimony was preceded by an attack on his convoy on the Warake road in Auchi, Edo State, leading to the death of at least seven persons, including four police officers.

Reacting, Fr Kelvin faulted Suleman’s testimony, saying it was wrong to disregard the lives of the victims.

According to him, the life of the Apostle is not more valuable than that of the police officers and civilians who were murdered in the unfortunate attack.

“I have always said it here, when giving testimonies, be sensitive. Don’t use other people’s misfortune to elevate your own story,” he wrote in a Facebook post on Saturday afternoon.

Read also:Gunmen attack Apostle Suleman’s convoy, kill three policemen, 4 others in Edo

He continued, “In their bid to assassinate you, seven persons were killed and you are like,” My life is in the hands of God, nobody can kill me.”

“Well, I will not thank God that you survived the assassination, I will rather thank God that you admitted to knowing those that were behind the assassination and shooting.

“I call on the police and the government to take it up from there. The lives of those seven persons matter so much. The minister’s life is not more valuable than theirs. A full investigation should be opened immediately until those behind the shooting are arrested and given what they deserve by law.

“And for those working closely with the minister, I will advise you to take necessary precautions because it seems he knows something that is capable of putting you at risk, which you may not be aware of”, Fr Kelvin posted on his verified Facebook page.

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