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Nigerian man narrates how God saved him from being burnt alive during a road trip to Abuja

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A Nigerian man, identified as Olajide Ikujenyo, has narrated how God saved him from being burnt alive during a road trip to Abuja.

The businessman took to Twitter to recount the incident that occurred in November 2020, while joining the #ThrowbackMiracles Twitter trend.

He also shared photos and a video of the burning car and gave thanks to God for preserving his life.

Nigerian man narrates

Read his full post below,

“My flight from Jos to Lagos was scheduled for 12pm but I got to the airport at about 11am only to be told the flight was rescheduled to 10am and it had left as at my arrival time at the airport. I didn’t want to spend an extra day in Jos so I called the office to book a flight from Abuja to Lagos for me so I could travel by road to Abuja to connect with the flight to Lagos. I took a cab from the park in Jos and we headed to Abuja as planned.

We were about 35km into Abuja when all of a sudden I became restless. I was seated at the back and for some weird reasons, I told the driver to park and allow me seat at the front. We had barely moved 400m when I noticed the car was jerking profusely and I asked the driver what was wrong with the car.

He said it was the nozzle and I told him to park let’s check what was wrong. Instead of parking, he called someone on the phone, presumably a mechanic as he was speaking Hausa which I didn’t understand but I remember he kept mentioning nozzle.

The car that left Jos in perfect condition was completely burnt in an instant. While I was seated at the back, I used the seatbelt and because people hardly use the back seat belt, it was a bit rusty and difficult to unhook at the time I switched my seat.

It was God that made me feel uncomfortable as I probably wouldn’t have switched my seat neither would I have noticed the jerking car which in turn made the driver place a call that reduced his speed & allowed the other road user to catch up and alert us.

When fire starts, the seat belt becomes very difficult to unhook. Now imagine if I was trapped at the back seat with my seatbelt on? I couldn’t sleep for 3 good days as I kept imagining how things could have gone south if not for God.”

See his tweets below,

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