Saturday, 8 April 2017

Stephanie Otobo releases statement of account showing Apostle Suleman’s deposits as he sues her N1b for defamation

Stephanie Otobo, the Candian-based stripper who claimed to be in a sexual relationship with Apostle Johnson Suleman has released her statement of account.

In an interview she granted in Canada, Otobo showed her statement of account, showing series of huge deposits made by the Apostle into her account.

Otobo had earlier claimed that the Apostle deposited huge sum of money into her account.

She had also said he gave her all the money he made when he held a programme in Napoli, Italy.

In the new video, Otobo showed evidences of money transfer to her account by Apostle Suleman, including one of $200,000.

She also said she would release her call log as another proof.

Watch below..
Meanwhile, Apostle Suleman has filed a one billion Naira lawsuit for libel against Stephanie Otobo and Sahara Reporters for defaming his character.

Apostle Suleman’s lawyer,  Osa Director said the cleric is suing both defendants for the libelous statements made and published against him. The case with suit no: ID/ADR/374/2017 was filed at the Ikeja High Court in Lagos.

Apart from the 1bn damages against each parties, Apostle Suleman is also seeking “an interlocutory injunction restraining the Defendants, their agents, servants, privies, representatives or any person, whosoever, acting or carrying out their individual and/or collective instructions from further publishing or causing to be published any defamatory publication touching on or relating to the person of the Claimant and the subject matter until after the determination of the substantive suit”.

 According to his counsel,

 “Suleman decided to institute the action and put blackmailers out of business. Many Nigerians under similar circumstance will just allow the matter to slide into the inner recess of our memory, either due to ignorance, lack of resources or impatience with the judicial process”. “But, Apostle Suleman is a dogged fighter and principled man of God who does not take kindly to anything that will tarnish his image. Therefore, he is ready to pursue the matter until justice is done”. “To signpost his determination  to get justice, apart from Director, he has lined up four other lawyers, led by a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Chief Efe Akpofure, to prosecute the matter. The other lawyers in the team are Emmanuel Usoh, Victor Idiapho and Erhabor”
Last month, Ms. Otobo, during a press conference, had accused Apostle Suleiman of adultery and ditching her after promising to marry her. She had also accused the cleric of threat to life and attempted murder. She and her lawyers, Keyamo & Co. Chambers, had therefore, promised to sue Suleiman for ‘breach of promise of marriage’. However, investigations have revealed that till date, the Festus Keyamo & Co. Chambers handling Otobo’s case are yet to file a law suit against Suleiman for breach of promise to marry.


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