Attack on Apostle Suleiman, An
Attack Against the Church- Edo CAN

The Umbrella body of the christian in Nigeria, Edo state chapter has said the recent attack on Apostle Johnson Suleiman is an attack on the church of Christ.

The Edo christian umbrella body made the their feeling known in a press statement issued and signed by the state chairman,BISHOP (DR) ORINAME OYONNUDE KURE.

Recall Apostle Johnson Suleman was on Friday the 21st of October, 2022 attacked by
some unknown gunmen along Warake Road, Auchi in Etsako West Local
Government Area of Edo State, which regrettably led to the death of seven
persons which included three (3) police officers attached to the clergyman in
the line of duty.

The body said she received with great
shock and sadness the News of the Assassination attempt on the life of
Apostle Johnson Suleman, the General overseer of Omega Fire Ministries.

while condemning the attack without any form of reservation also said
“The Body of Christ in Edo State is sad indeed, and condemn in the strongest
term this vicious attack on the man of God, wherein seven(7) human beings
lost their lives. We are indeed very sad and we are in the state of mourning.
We sincerely in sobriety empathize with the families of the deceased persons “

According to the release , the body also felt ” saddened by the spate of the trending insecurity in our
nation, we herein urge both the state and federal government to brace up on
intensifying more stringent proactive measures in cubing the excesses of this
men of the underworld, by ensuring that the police are swiftly responsive to
emergency calls or situations such as this, with full alertness, and are
conversant with likely escape routes in every city terrain. “

“We herein humbly but sternly urge the security operatives in the state and the
Nigeria police force under the leadership of the Inspector General of police
to wade into this matter by bringing to book all the assailants, perpetrators
and their sponsors and all those in connection with this heinous and ungodly
act without exception.”

“We herein also want to admonish the general public not to undermine their
civic responsibility of providing the police and other security agencies useful
information for the preservation of security in the state and its environs. Once
again we condole with the bereaved families, the police force and the entire “

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