Tuesday, September 18, 2012
Update: The Woman Who Gave Birth To Horse Was Childless For 11 Years
Fresh facts emerged yesterday that the
woman who gave birth to a horse-like
creature during a prayer session at the
World Liberation Ministry, Evuoriaria
Community, off Benin-Sapele Road, Benin
City, Edo State on Tuesday, got married 11
years ago without a child.
The facts came to the fore as members of
the ministry, who witnessed the delivery of
the strange creature, gave details of who
the woman was and how she gave birth
inside the church’s auditorium on Tuesday.
An eyewitness, Mrs. Veronica Egiebor, a
nurse, disclosed that the woman was a
vegetable seller for more than 10 years,
adding that she sponsored her boyfriend
through his university education with the
profits she made from the business.
But when it was time for her and the
boyfriend to come together in marriage, the
boy’s mother allegedly turned the table
So, the relationship broke up.The man
reportedly got married to another person
and she also got married to another man
some years later.
Egiebor said the General Overseer of the
ministry, Evangelist Revd Silva Iyamu,
walked up to the woman during the prayer
session and asked if she was pregnant and
her answer was in the affirmative.
The woman said sometimes she would feel
that she was pregnant and at times, it
would seem as if she was not carrying any
“The evangelist told her she was not
carrying an ordinary baby. He said: ‘Do you
want to go to a doctor to flush out what
you are carrying because what you are
carrying is not a baby?’ The pastor paused
and asked her again: “Or do you want it to
happen here?’ Everybody shouted ‘yes.’”
Egiebor stated that Iyamu asked the woman
if she wanted to go to hospital for
evacuation and she said no. This, she said,
made the general overseer to begin the
She added: “Then, the evangelist asked four
women to donate their wrappers to form a
fence around her. He asked the men to
move to the back of the auditorium. He told
the congregation that the matter was a
Egiebor stated that Iyamu poured anointing
oil on the woman, sprinkled her with sachet
water and directed the congregation to
Before long, she said, the woman felt
uncomfortable and went into labour.Egiebor
said: “She held somebody’s leg with the
clothes as she pushed harder for the baby
to come out. Then, something dropped and
she fell. The thing fell, some people called it
a goat but it looked like a horse. It has a
long neck and the ears were long. It was
exactly like a horse, although it was in a
The turn of event, according to her, made
Iyamu to issue a strong warning to the
congregants to steer from the demonic
object.She maintained that many of the
congregants took to their heels as soon as
Iyamu gave the warning.
Personal Assistant to the General Overseer,
Prince John Ogbovoh, who said the branch
of the ministry where the incident occurred
was established about five months ago,
described the incident as spectacular.
He disclosed that the woman got married
about 11 years ago and has not had any
issue since then.He explained that the
woman had come to the ministry for prayer
of deliverance from her barrenness, adding
that his boss prayed with her and told her
that she carried a funny creature in her
Fielding question on why the woman was
at large, he responded: “I am sure the
woman is ashamed. God has done a good
job in her life and she is ashamed. But I am
sure she will come back. The dead creature
was left for a while for people to see.
“This morning (Wednesday), the people
ordered that they should throw the creature
away because it was becoming an
embarrassment. Evangelist Iyamu has
launched a manhunt for her.”A member of
the ministry, Ivie Imhanluobe, who said he
attended the prayer session, also recalled
that the woman sat on the front row.
According Imhanluobe: The pastor prayed
for her and she fell under the anointing. She
delivered a horse.
“We have seen ritual money turned to
tortoise in this church.”Another member of
the ministry, Maria Osawaye, said the
woman was covered in her own blood and
was weak after the delivery.
Evangelist Iyamu insisted that the woman
actually gave birth to the mysterious
creature in his church, saying whoever was
in doubt should verify the news.Iyamu
maintained: “This is not strange to us.
“We have been seeing miracles in this
ministry. When we were praying yesterday
(Tuesday), a word of knowledge came
about somebody who had an issue with
pregnancy. The vision was clear that
whenever she went for ultra-sound, the
doctors would confirm that she was
pregnant on some occasions and
sometimes said she was not pregnant.
“As the deliverance was going on, I noticed
that a woman was bleeding and I asked her
to come to the front. Some minutes later, we
heard people screaming.“I am not a medical
doctor and I may not know the appropriate
word to use.
“When she came out, everybody was
It was something we have not seen for a
long time. Later she collapsed. So, we had to
order everybody to go outside the
auditorium for ventilation before she was
revived. Some women who were around
cleaned her up.”
Answering question on the speculation that
the incident was not true and that it was a
ploy to increase members of his ministry,
Iyamu responded: “Every story has two
sides. To find out about any ministry, go to
that ministry. Signs and wonders are normal
things in this ministry.
“So, nobody can predict what God can do.
Whoever is in doubt should come with a
request.”Meanwhile, a Consultant
Gynaecologist, Dr. Jerry Uwaifo, has
described as a blatant lie the news of the
birth of the horse-like creature.
Uwaifo, who is the Medical Director of
Central Hospital, Benin City, maintained that
it was not medically possible for a woman
to be delivered of an animal.
He explained that there has always been a
genetic basis for giving birth.His words: “A
woman can give birth to a deformed child
but not animal.
“How come they didn’t bring her to a
reputable hospital so that it can be verified?
God does not perform a miracle in that way.
He will not allow a woman to deliver a
Uwaifo stated that the medical association
could not launch an independent
investigation into the bizarre incident
unless there was an invitation to do so,
adding that it must also be done with the
consent of the woman’s husband.
Posted by Eddy Ogbunambala at 6:58 PM