The convoy of the founder of Omega Fire Ministries, Apostle Johnson Suleman was attacked on Friday along the Auchi express road.
Seven people, including four police officers, were murdered when gunmen opened fire on the clergyman's vehicle.
The attack took place in Edo State, according to information currently available by The Eagle Online.
Sources said that one of the seven people shot dead was a woman.
Before he was attacked in Auchi, his headquarters in Edo State, Suleman was claimed to have just returned from a crusade in Tanzania.
“Three of his police orderlies, among others died. He travelled before and just finished a programme in Tanzania the day before yesterday.
“He was returning to Auchi when the gunmen attacked him along Sabingida down to the Warake area where Auchi shares a direct boundary with Warake.
“So, he had passed Warake and was entering the boundaries of Auchi when the attack happened”, a source disclosed.