The convoy of Apostle Johnson Suleman of the Omega Fire Ministries was attacked late Friday near Auchi at the Water Tank Junction along the Warake -Auchi Road on his way to Auchi returning from a foreign mission.
the attack claimed the lives of seven other person’s in his convoy.
The incident reportedly happened at about 5 pm when an unidentified group of gunmen who eyewitnesses said had been in a Toyota Avalon Car and a ash coloured Sienna vehicle without number plates opened fire at the homecoming convoy of Apostle Johnson Suleman.
In what looked like an assassination attempt, eyewitnesses said the two vehicles blocked all other vehicles and maneouvered their way to meet Suleman’s convoy and opened fire on him.
Confirming the incident, the Police Public Relations Officer of Edo State Command, Chidi Nwabuzor said “The attack on Johnson Suleman was actually true, confirmed.
“He was attacked by hoodlums yet unknown at about 5 pm (1700 hours ). He was attacked at home.