The senator representing Adamawa North senatorial district in the National Assembly, Sen. Binta Masi Garba, has recounted how her father burnt everything she had because she converted from Islam to Christianity.
The senator, who was in tears, disclosed this during a thanksgiving service organised to mark her 50th birthday at the Chapel of Praise International Church, Yola on Sunday.
Garba thanked God for making her a cornerstone after going through deprivation and rejection on account of her conversion.
She explained, “I gave my life to Christ when I was in primary school.
“My father was infuriated and he burnt everything I had because of my decision to follow Christ.
“I suffered so much because of the name of Jesus. I would have been nothing if not for His grace.
“The rejected child, because of my faith, has become a cornerstone. I give glory to His name.”