Apostle Johnson Suleman is a Nigerian preacher and televangelist known for his dynamic preaching, prophecies, and healing ministries. As the founder and leader of Omega Fire Ministries International, he has impacted lives and advocated for good governance and accountability. While holding conservative views on social issues, Apostle Johnson Suleman continues to be a prominent figure in the Christian community in Nigeria and beyond.
Johnson Suleman, born as Johnson Sule on March 24, 1971, is a renowned Nigerian televangelist and the senior pastor and general overseer of Omega Fire Ministries International, a prominent church headquartered in Auchi, Edo State. Suleman started his ministry in 2004 after serving as an assistant pastor in the Armor of God Church in Lagos from 1998. He identifies fellow Nigerian pastor Enoch Adeboye as his spiritual father.
Suleman was born to Mrs. Esther Sule and Hon. Imoudu Sule, and he had a deep thirst for God from a young age. He claimed to have received a revelation that he was called to spread the gospel around the world through a ministry. Suleman also has a younger brother named Dr. Sule Emmanuel, who was previously a pastor in the South African branch of Omega Fire Ministries International. Suleman had his primary and secondary education in Auchi and reportedly became a millionaire at the age of 19 while still in school by working as a cocoa transporter from his state to the northern states of Nigeria.
Suleman has stated that he grew up under the tutelage of the late Benson Idahosa before the formation of Omega Fire Ministries International. However, he also has an informal father-son relationship with Ayo Oritsejafor, whom he submitted to previously under his ministry.
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Apostle Johnson Suleman is widely known for his dynamic and fiery preaching style, and he has become a prominent figure in the Nigerian Christian community. As the President of Omega Fire Ministries Worldwide, Suleman has overseen the growth of the ministry, which has branches in several countries around the world. He is also the CEO of CelebrationTV Network Ltd and Hossana Oil and Gas Company, reflecting his entrepreneurial spirit and diverse interests.
Suleman is known for his outspokenness on public policies in Nigeria and has been involved in various controversies over the years. He has had clashes with governors and the Nigeria secret police (DSS) on several occasions, as he has not hesitated to speak out on social and political issues affecting the country. However, his unwavering stance on matters of national importance has earned him both admiration and criticism from different quarters.