Police Arrest Suspect over Attack on Apostle Suleman

The Nigeria Police, Thursday, paraded a male, crime suspect, Yusuf Isah, 32,  in connection with the attack on the Senior Pastor and General Overseer of Omega Fire Ministries Worldwide, Apostle Johnson Suleman in Abuja.

Gunmen, had, in October 2022, attacked the convoy of the cleric along the Benin-Auchi Road in Edo State killing six persons including three policemen.

Parading the suspect in Abuja, the Police Spokesman and Chief Supretendent of Police (CSP) Muyiwa Adejobi, said operatives of the Intelligence Rapid Team arrested Isah following an intensive investigation.

“Following an intensive investigation into the fatal attack on the convoy of Apostle Johnson Suleman, the senior pastor and General Overseer of Omega Fire Ministries Worldwide, Auchi, on October 21, 2022, along with Benin police personnel, who were gruesomely murdered, the operatives of FIB-IRT on Auchi road comprising six people, including three of the assailants, apprehended one Yusuf Ismael Isah ‘m’, a native of Okene, Kogi State and a plumber, at Agbaraoluwa Phase 2 Ijoka, Akure, Ondo State and recovered five Ak47 Rifles, two K2 Assault rifles, 180 live ammunition and four suspected IEDs were found in his apartment,” he said.

Speaking to newsmen, the suspect admitted that he was the one that opened fire on the convoy of the cleric.

“I was the one that opened fire on Apostle Suleiman’s convoy”, he said.

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