- Reverend Chris Okotie says something serious that will change the course of Nigeria will happen between now and 2019
- Reverend Okotie is the pastor of the Household of God Church International Ministries
- The cleric is the presidential candidate of Fresh Democratic Party for the 2019 general elections
The pastor of the Household of God Church International Ministries and presidential candidate of Fresh Democratic Party (FDP), Reverend Chris Okotie has said something serious will happen in Nigeria between now and 2019.
Pastor Okotie made the statement in an interview published in Punch on Saturday, October 6, in which he said what would happen would change the course of the country and lead to the renaissance of the Nigerian state.
Legit.ng gathers that the cleric stated that the imminent event would bring all Nigerians to a table to dialogue with one another about the future of this nation.
He said: "I believe it is now; this 2019. You see, there is some kind of rumbling going on within the polity that is being ignored by the government. We have never really had people this vocal in their condemnation of the things going on in government.
"We, I mean I and those who believe that God has a hand in the destiny of this nation, are expecting that something really drastic that would change the course of this nation and would lead to the renaissance of the Nigerian state is going to happen. Nigeria is on the verge of a renaissance and it is going to happen no matter what the political elite think or want, because for the Nigerian state, this is our last chance and I mean that prophetically.
"I’m saying that there is a presumption that the political class think that nothing can happen, and it is called arrogance because they feel they have a measure of control over the people. There was a time that the PDP said they would be in government for 60 years and the APC has also fallen into that same mode, thinking it would govern Nigeria for as long as it likes. And there is nothing wrong with that because it is just political braggadocio.
"But what I’m saying is that if they are observant, they would notice that the Nigerian society has become more sophisticated than it used to be. People are praying and hoping that there would be a divine intervention because a power that is higher than their power must intercept this process. I believe God would do it because we have been praying across the nation like in the days of the late Sani Abacha (military head of state).
"Something is going to happen and I can tell you that confidently; and that would bring all of us to a table to dialogue with one another about the future of this nation. It’s not going to end the same way it did in 2015, because if it does, this nation is headed for a civil war or some catastrophe and that’s not what anybody wants. That is why I’m saying it is the last chance Nigeria has to turn away from this route."
Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that Nigerian televangelist and founder of the Household of God Church International Ministries, Reverend Chris Okotie, joined the 2019 presidential race.
The cleric announced his intention to enter the presidential race on Monday, October 1, during a service to commemorate the nation’s Independence Day.
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