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Ekiti State Governor and Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governors’s Forum, Mr Ayodele Fayose, in the early morning on Wednesday foiled an attempt by operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) from arresting Apostle Johnson Suleiman of The Omega Fire Ministries World wide in Ado Ekiti.

The firebrand Pastor was alleged to have been preaching against Islamizing Nigeria and asked members of his church in Auchi, Edo State to resist the killings by suspected Fulani herdsmen, who he alleged of targeting Christians for decimation.

The Pastor who was in Ado Ekiti for a two-day crusade that was also attended by Fayose was trailed after paying a courtesy visit to the governor at the Government House to his hotel room by the operatives of the DSS in Adebayo area of the State capital who almost forced their way to his room but were resisted by security men of the hotel that insisted to know their mission.

Sensing the danger, the Pastor was alerted and he called Governor Fayose who personally led a rescue mission to prevent the abduction of the Pastor and took him to safety. The Pastor who narrated his ordeal around 2am said, “I came to Ado Ekiti for a crusade.

But I had a premonition that I was being trailed after I preached that Christians should retaliate any attack or killings by the Fulani herdsmen. These Fulani headmen had turned many Christians to orphans and widowers but the time has come to protect ourselves.

 “I received several calls from hidden numbers trying to locate where I am and I had warned my security not to allow any Fulani man to come nearer me. So when the men of DSS came in the middle of the night I knew their mission and I had to call the Governor because if they arrest me, they will put this country in fire”.

Governor Fayose, who expressed surprise that a man of God was been trailed to be arrested by the men of DSS said, he expected the security operatives to invite him “ if they have any issue with him instead of arresting him in the dead of the night after a powerful and spirit-filled crusade in my State.

The Governor said, “I personally attended his crusade and I think it is wrong for a man of God who is armless that could be invited if they have any issue against him. Are Christians and Moslems under different dispensation of the rule of law? .

That’s why I went there to rescue him. Let them kill two of us together. But when they saw my vehicles and the crowd, they fled. “But we have information that instructions came from DSS in Abuja that the Pastor should be arrested.

We are not in a fascist state, Federal Government must learn to respect the rights of Nigerians and freedom of expression”. Governor Fayose noted that it was unbecoming of the Federal Government to be harassing the clergymen in the country noting that the General Overseer of Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) Pastor Enoch Adeboye was harassed and forced to resign shortly after he visited him in Ado Ekiti.

He said, “This is unacceptable, We are in a democracy and Nigerians should warn the Presidency against putting this country on fire because religion is an emotional thing”.

 The governor also warned security operatives against intimidation and arrest of men of God in the interest of peace and religious harmony in the country. The constitution guarantees freedom of worship”.

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  1. ...men in power have short memories. Where is Abacha today??? Buhari may not end his tenure if he continues this way. What has he done to effect justice in southern Kaduna???? He is surely after Christians that voted for him despite the fact that they knew he is still a fanatic

  2. People in power, becareful to Avert the wrath of God which will befall you after leaving Office. Remember, you will be left with your handwork in the Grave and your Children children will suffer the wrath of God for your evil deed.

    1. Tell that to Fayose and his co-travelers. I think the North is too silent on this Fayose issue against our president. Some few Christians who are beneficiary of the last corrupt government are rallying round this unchained mad dog Fayose to gain useless sympathy. Fulani herdsmen issue are there before the emergence of Buhari but not skyrocketed medially like this.
      I think OBJ style is the best. Show your enemy that you can eliminate them and knowing fully well that you can they will short up. This is not opposition but religious felony.

    2. U are very stupid

    3. You're very stupid and useless

  3. Since government can not protect the lives of Nigerians from Fulani Jihadist, let everyone and community go on self help. Defend yourself. There is no government in Nigeria.

  4. Buhari is pushing us and we are almost at the wall (if not there already). With the look of things, he had his agenda b4 coming into power and he's seriously working towards it:
    (1) He immediately registered Nigeria in 3 diff Islamic Organizations,

    (2) He empowered the Islamic Bank and made sure money was pumped into it

    (3) All Xtian-killing cases were dismissed and his muslim co-killers discharged unacquainted.

    (4) Now he is silencing men of God.

    He is chewing more than he can bite, he should ask Abacha family how powerful the God we serve is. Amidst all the economic issues the dumb head put us into, he still has time to be running after men of God?

    This is a very obvious sign that God has torn his govt as he did to saul in the bible.


  5. People should stop all this religious hatred. Stop inciting hatred. GEJ was the only president to date to attend OIC. How can PMB register a whole Nigeria in 3 different Islamic organizations?? Please where did PMB get the funds to be Pumping into Islamic bank, with the likes of Saudi Arabia, UAE etc. Nigerians need to start using their brains to think and not their arse.. Please stop. Morenike (proudly Nigerian)


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