T.B Joshua’s morning water, anointing sticker saved us from Bristow Helicopter crash – Survivors
The recent tragic incident that saw a Bristow Sikosky
S76 C+ helicopter crash into the lagoon in
Oworonshoki, Lagos on Wednesday 12th August, 2015,
have left quite a lot of people devastated and others,
Two offshore oil rig Sedco workers, Chukwudi Onah
and Ebiejuara Dolu, following their survival in the tragic
incident, on Sunday, 25th October, appeared in the
church of controversial Nigerian Pastor T.B. Joshua to
testify that it was ‘God’s hand’ that saved them from
the unfortunate incident.
The duo, who both sustained injuries but have since
recovered, were accompanied by more than seventeen
family members who came to share their testimonies,
thanking God for preserving their lives in the disaster
that led to six death, including that of the pilot and co-
Synagogue Church Of All Nations’, SCOAN, said it was
‘Morning Water’ he had received at the church that was
instrumental to his survival.
According to the survivor, “I never leave it anywhere I
am going. It’s always with me, along with my Anointing
Sticker,” he explained.
“On that fateful day, before I left my room, I prayed that
God would take charge, I thanked Him for mercies, and
then I sprinkled the ‘Morning Water’ upon myself.
“While on board, there were no signs of trouble as the
flight was going “very smoothly”. However, merely
minutes away from arriving at Murtala Muhammed
International Airport, MMIA, tragedy struck.
still suspended on air.
“Everybody became confused,” he said. “We were
shouting Jesus! The chopper was dangling up and
down. I didn’t even know when it fell inside the water.
“As the helicopter began descending steadily to the
bottom of the lagoon, I was strapped heavily into my
seat-belt and could not move.”
Recounting further his ordeal, he said, “I shouted, ‘God
of TB Joshua, save me.”
He added that his lungs were soon filled up with water.
Onah also said what transpired next can only be
termed ‘supernatural’. Staring death in the face,
confused and struggling to free himself, he said he
heard a ‘voice’ speaking clearly to him.
“It’s just as you are hearing me now. The voice said,
‘Your seat-belt.’ I took my hand to the side of the seat
belt and it became suddenly loose. The same voice
came again and said, ‘Your life-jacket’. I took my hand
to the side of the life-jacket and it suddenly inflated. It
now carried me up from down to the top of the sea.”
Onah solemnly narrated that the two passengers
seated directly besides him were among that died.
“If not for Jesus, I would have died. I give glory to
Jesus Christ who saved my life,” he said, bringing out
the ‘Anointing Sticker’ from his pocket that he had with
him on the day of the ill-fated journey.
Similarly, Dolu stated that he was a regular visitor to
the SCOAN and had administered ‘Morning Water’
before entering the helicopter that day.
Recounting his experience, he said, “All that I saw was
the helicopter take a sharp turn and then we were just
“Moments before the crash, all I could remember was
that I saw myself swimming. There is no way I could
have come out of the helicopter without removing my
seat belt but I was not the one. “I don’t even know how I
came out under the water. I
know it is God’s doing
because there is God’s hand in the Morning Water,”