One day, soon I hope we will all have stories to tell about Nigeria’s very own snake oil salesmen. I know we all want to believe in miracles and the power that lie in the hands of the anointed ones, however sometimes one can not but ask some questions.
In this video Mr Omotosho is suffering from a condition called priapism, a painful penile erection lasting for more than four hours (more on it here), caused when blood trapped in the men genitalia area is unable to drain.
Prophet TB Joshua delivered him from the pain with a flick of hand after he blamed the whole incidence on the fact that Mr Omotosho had an affair with a fair complexioned lady who had cast a spell on him – only in Nigeria.
Learning more about priapism, apparently it is a rare condition that if left for too long before seeking medical attention could lead to other medical complications. Also I learned that priapism is common among men with sickle cell trait especially folks that are on medication for the condition. Nigeria is high risk for sickle cell.
So who do we believe here – the fair lady’s charm or the science?
Also, isn’t it interesting that the Prophet labelled the ‘fair’ lady and sees Mr Omotosho as the victim?
Hope is that soon there will be right avenues for people to get help and perhaps peer group interventions so that folks can differentiate staged miracles from reality – that day will come eventually.
The first two minutes of the clip is the most relevant.