Gunmen attack Apostle Johnson Suleiman, seven shot dead
By Ebiri Tony
Armed men have attacked the convoy of a notable clergyman Apostle Johnson Suleiman
The armed men whose mission was not immediately ascertained killed no fewer than seven persons, Irohinoodua was told. Apostle Suleiman only returned from Tanzania where he had a crusade
Sources told our correspondent that four policemen were among those killed in the bloody attack.
Suleiman is the Founder of Omega Fire Ministries.
Our correspondent heard that the attack took place between Benin- Auchi Road in Edo State, on Friday.
A police source said a woman was among those shot dead by the armed men.
His lawyer, Samuel Amune told The PUNCH Newspapers “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.”