An Abuja-based Christian cleric and Founder of Champions Royal
Assembly, Kubwa, Abuja, Bro Joshua Iginla has revealed how he planted
his fast growing church 10 years ago.
Iginla, who had prophesied Benue
State Governor, Dr Samuel Ortom’s emergence and others, hinted that he
began the church with a paltry sum of N250.
In May 2016, Iginla gave out 32 cars to selected Nollywood actors and cash gifts among others to the less-privileged.
“It doesn’t matter to me if I trek home as I have given
even the car that I personally drive. I can only drive one car and live
in one house at a time. This understanding is what has taught me that
when I die, others will inherit my assets. The beauty of life is not in
its duration but in its donation.
“I have not seen some of the beneficiaries before in my
life or spoken to them. I’m seeing many of them for the first time
today. I am seeing Jide Kosoko for the first time,” Iginla said. The
Clergyman spoke on Sunday at the grand finale of his church’s 10 years
anniversary which was well attended by dignitaries including Benue
Governor. The 10th anniversary was Themed: “Grass To Grace.”
“I started my church 10 years ago with N250. I actually
started in an abandoned and uncompleted building. The building was
abandoned by the owner for the fear of armed robbers who had terrorized
“We held the first service by clapping our hands in the
building. After the service, some women around that area mocked me. They
did not know me, but I knew I was not a failure,” Iginla said. Iginla,
popularly called ‘papa,’ ‘Ororo’ or ‘Oracle’ by the church members,
however, said he was able to transform from what he called
chronic-poverty because he was able to break satanic rules. Speaking on a
message titled “Breaking Satanic Rules,” Iginla it takes militancy
mentality, prayers and faith to break satanic rules.
In his address, Ortom who unveiled 13 newly published books by
Iginla, noted that the church and the cleric had been a blessings to his
life. Going down memory lane, Ortom said recalled that dropped out of
secondary school in 1970s out of poverty, but now he had held various
political offices including Ministerial, Chairmanship and at present the