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ICC Note: Senator Binta Masi Garba, a lawmaker who represents Adamawa north senatorial district, has stated that her father burned her property because of her Christian faith. She has suffered a lot for her faith and gave her life to Christ when she was in primary school. Christian leaders within President Muhammed Buhari’s administration is urging Christians to support them with prayers.

04/16/2018 Nigeria (Today NG) – Binta Masi Garba, lawmaker representing Adamawa north senatorial district, says her biological father burnt her property as a result of her decision to give her life to Jesus Christ.

According to PUNCH, she narrated her ordeal at the Chapel of Praise International Church, Yola, Adamawa capital, during a thanksgiving service organised to mark her 50th birthday on Sunday.

Smouldered in tears, Binta, said God made it possible for her to become a cornerstone after the deprivation and rejection she suffered after being a Christian.

“I gave my life to Christ when I was in primary school. My father was infuriated and he burnt everything I had because of my decision to follow Christ,” she said.

“I suffered so much because of the name of Jesus. I would have been nothing if not for His grace. The rejected child, because of my faith, has become a cornerstone. I give glory to His name.”

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