A video posted on the Facebook Page of the Late founder of Synagogue Church of All Nations, Prophet TB Joshua has given insight on why the late prophet spent 13 days in the Nigeria Drug Law Enforcement Agency cell in 1996.
In the video, one Mr. Yusuf Hassan who claimed to be a staff of the NDLEA said TB Joshua was arrested in 1996 because somebody came to the agency to submit a petition that the prophet was dealing in drugs.
Hassan said he was one of the 18 officers including six soldiers who arrested TB Joshua on the accusation of drug dealing.
He said the man who submitted the petition had given them a hint on when the prophet would be around so they could come to arrest him.
Hassan said they came to the church premises and searched everywhere looking for drugs but they found none. They then took the prophet away to their office and locked him up while further investigation was being carried out.
He however said after 13 days and there was no evidence, the prophet was released.
But not long after the prophet was released terrible things began to happen to him and his colleagues. He said some of them died while some were dismissed from the agency.
He said he has had to go through some challenges including a court case that made the agency suspend him.
In the video, he was seen pleading with TB Joshua to have mercy on him and forgive him.
The video also showed the late Prophet with his goatee beards in white attire addressing the congregation.
It was shortly after he had just been released from NDLEA cell.
He told the congregation that they would suffer persecution. He thanked the congregation for their support for him while he was in detention. He said when believers face persecution and trials, they should also remember the goodness and mercy of God.