Clergyman, Apostle Johnson Suleman is suing Nollywood’s actress, Halima Abubakar for defamation.
In 2022, Halima made headlines for weeks when she accused the founder of Omega Fire Ministry of having an affair with her.
The actress and her family also claimed that the pastor had inflicted her with sickness, as the once bubbling Halima became a shadow of herself.
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Reacting to her several allegations, Apostle Suleman instituted a lawsuit against Halima for defamation of his character.
The suit titled; “DEFAMATORY STATEMENTS CONCERNING APOSTLE JOHNSON SULEMAN: NOTICE TO CEASE AND DESIST” was specifically addressed to the actress over her outburst on social media regarding her past affairs with the man of God.
The suit accused Halima Abubakar of publishing damaging, malicious, and defamatory statements about Apostle Suleman against his conduct.
The ailing actress was also asked to make a retracting statement in some selected National Newspapers.
Also, the cleric demanded a one billion naira compensation from the actress.
According to reports, the court case comes up 25th of March, 2023.
When Suleman earlier threatened her with a lawsuit, she stated that she was ready for him.
The actress had said:
“JS Sure see you at the court.”
Halima and Suleman had over a decade-old relationship.
The Kogi State actress had claimed that their affair happened 11 years ago, adding that the clergyman had engaged her, held a wedding introduction with her, and had three abortions for him.
Halima’s family accused the clergyman of being fetish as they claimed he had bedridden the actress.
Currently, Halima is indisposed and in the care of her family and loved ones.
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