- Senator Binta Garba has narrated how her father set her belonging ablaze after she became born-again in primary school
- She said despite the sufferings she went through for giving her life to Christ, God made her become a cornerstone
- According to her, she would have been nothing if not for His grace
Senator Binta Masi Garba (APC-Adamawa North) has narrated how her biological father burnt her belongings after she gave her life to Jesus Christ, Punch reports.
She narrated the episode at the Chapel of Praise International Church, Yola, during a thanksgiving service marking her 50th birthday on Sunday, April 15.
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NAIJ.com gathers that the senator shed tears as she explained that despite the deprivation and rejection she suffered after becoming born-again, God made it possible for her to become a cornerstone.
She stated: “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. 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.”
Also in attendance at the event was Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, who called for prayers for Christians holding positions in government.
Specifically, he called for prayers for the secretary to the government of the federation, Boss Mustapha, the head of civil service of the federation, Winifred Oyo-Ita, and other Christian appointees in the Muhammadu Buhari administration, that they would make the desired impact in the discharge of their duties.
Recall that NAIJ.com previously reported that Senator Binta Masi Garba said that she wants to make history as the first female Senate president in the country.
Garba is the only female senator from the north and a three-term member of the House of Representatives.
She said that her interest in contesting for the office of the president of the Senate was to bring transparency and openness to the leadership of the red chamber.
Image of Jesus Christ appears in Ikorodu Church - on NAIJ.com TV: