You know your true friends during your trying period.
Kidney ailment survivor actor Leo Mezie has found his voice to rally support for his benefactor the general overseer of Omega Fire Ministries Worldwide Apostle Johnson Suleman. The man of God is enmeshed in an adultery scandal over alleged relations with one Stephanie Otobo, a Canada-based Nigerian woman.
The Nollywood actor, who had since shared how he miraculously recovered from a kidney ailment in 2016, in an Instagram post, reiterated the cleric’s role in his recovery.
He wrote: "I have been reading different stories from different medium on apostle Sulaiman and one Stephenie Otobo and the different comments. Some people were even saying why will apostle send money to someone he has never met. My heart bleeds because apostle Sulaiman never met me before he helped me.
"I have never heard of him or met him before and immediately he heard my story he verified it and contacted me. This is a man I have never seen or heard of and he sent me 8million to settle my medical bills in UK. He was also constantly checking on me and even sent members of his church in UK to always check up on me ,Pastor Ejiro and Pastor Daniella Williams to mention but a few.
"Immediately , I returned I went to see him to thank him. So saying why must he send money to someone he hasn't seen doesn't make sense. Note, The apostle Sulaiman I know and I've met several times doesn't travel alone he goes with a large entourage any where he goes in the word.
"Secondly, Apostle Sulaiman is so proud of his family and his wife in particular is a sermon in his mouth, thirdly, apostle Sulaiman maybe friendly and extremely jovial but will never ever take indecent pictures of himself or with anybody as this Stephenie Otobo is claiming.
"Fourthly, his generosity and act of giving will not kill him or put him in trouble not one million Stephenie otobos will stop him because it is his call to service. I Leo mezie is a benefactor of it! Finally, I will rather not curse Stephenie Otobo but I will pray for her that the good lord will show her mercy in Jesus name Amen.”
Another Nollywood actor Georgina Onuoha also wrote on Instagram in support of the embattled pastor.. The actress said aside from Apostle Suleman coming to the aid of Mezie, he had also assisted many actors financially and also bought cars for some of them.
She wrote: “Before you come embarrass yourself on my write up, think twice!! And give me evidence showing that you are without sin and confess yours publicly first on my page. So be warned!! It is time for Nigerian media and blogs to have some decorum. I am still waiting for Nigerian bloggers to carry this story but I'm yet to see.
"Only God who lives in secret place, sees things done secretly. Leo Mezie was almost dead from failed kidney, Apostle Johnson saved his life by giving him 8 million naira according to Leo without knowing him. Majority of our colleagues Male and Female are benefactors of this man's goodness and kindness. Go through his events and videos you will see almost all of Nollywood around him. He is known for blessing actors with cars and starting business for them.
"He is a friend to majority of us plus including me. Majority of Nollywood players travel to his events home and abroad, people stuck him in towns and hotels wherever he lodges to preach or pray asking for prayers and help. He has supported majority of us. Seeing all these makes my heart bleed.
"No man is perfect. We live in a world were it is easy to make and break people and have angry mobs clap because they feel entertained. It is sad!! Let any of you that have not sinned be the first to cast a stone at him and his ministry. Do we know what our priests, prophets, pastors, Imam, and numerous spiritual leaders do? Most of us don't even know what our significant others do right under our nose, yet we laugh , curse and feel entertained at other people's pain and difficult moments.
"May almighty God grant us and this nation Wisdom. My people perish for lack of wisdom. Jesus we adore was called names, because he kept the company of Mary Magdalena known as a prostitute guess what? She was the first to see him after his resurrection.
"Where are all the Nollywood benefactors of this preacher? Males and Females , old stars and upcoming ones? We all see your pictures with him.. You all are now radio silence? May God have mercy on us all. May God heal all involved in this.
By Law, all are deemed innocent until found guilty by law not angry mobs.
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