A hairdressing salon owner, Mrs. Arikpo Michael Happiness, in the Lugbe area of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Abuja, was reportedly thrown into shock at the weekend as a pastor exhumed charms from her salon.
Happiness, who hails from Ugep in Yakor Local Government Area of Cross River State, was said to have invited the pastor, Prophet Abubakar Emmanuel Ajodo, General Overseer of In His Presence Prayer Mission, Abuja, to pray over her business, since while others in the business were thriving, her case was the opposite.
New Telegraph is reporting that the salon, Happy International Hair Dressing Salon, is located at Zone 6 Lugbe 2, Airport Road, Abuja.
According to Happiness, “I was in my working place which I collected on June 29, 2016, when I called on my prophet to come and pray for me, because there is no work, and finally when my daddy in the Lord came, he found out that there is something in the ground and there are tiles on the floor of the salon.
“So, he now prayed, and after the prayer, he asked me to go and bring him a cutlass; before I went to get the cutlass, my own mother was already at the place and as I was away to get the cutlass, my mother ran after me and said I should come and see what the prophet has removed from the ground in the salon.”
It was gathered that in the course of the prayer, the prophet broke and ripped open part of the floor of the salon with a hoe and cutlass, only to get at a bow modest-sized calabash; a pot containing a lifeless pigeon was exhumed.
Speaking further, Happiness said, “When I came back to the salon, I saw a calabash with a cover and inside it, there was a big dead pigeon and other juju materials. The summary is that these are the things making customers not to come to my salon, and if I work, the money would go to the woman that gave me the shop. So, that is how we found out the place was under a spell.
“My landlady was discovered to have been the one behind it because she threatened me. She boasted and threatened that she was going to fight me physically and spiritually, and that I should go and bring the fetish things back into the salon.
“She told me she was the one that put or buried the juju there, and I should pay her some money; whether I have stayed up to a complete month or not, is not her business. She said I must give her all the money I made throughout my stay, since I decided to destroy the juju pot. But I did not make any money; that is even the reason I invited my church pastor to pray on the place,” she added.
A mild drama broke out when the said landlady busted out to fight her tenant for daring to invite a prophet.
The duo engaged in a heated argument which led into a fight until policemen were invited to the scene.
A police officer, who didn’t want his name in print, said the two women were arrested and detained at the Lugbe Police Station but were later released on bail.