The Police have arrested a 32-year-old man identified as Yusuf Isah in connection with the attack on the senior pastor and General Overseer of Omega Fire Ministries Worldwide, Apostle Johnson Suleman.
Recall that gunmen had in October 2022 attacked the convoy of the cleric along the Benin-Auchi Road in Edo State, and killed six persons including three policemen.
Speaking with journalists in Abuja on Thursday, Muyiwa Adejobi, force spokesperson, said the suspect was arrested by operatives of the intelligence rapid team following an intensive investigation.
Adejobi said five AK-47 rifles were recovered from the suspect in Akure, Ondo state capital.
“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,” Muyiwa said.
“The operatives of FIB-IRT apprehended one Yusuf Ismael Isah, 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.”