A clergyman, Felix Aluko, has called on former President Goodluck Jonathan to defect to the All Progressives Congress (APC) in order to return to Aso Rock, Abuja, as the president in 2023.
Aluko, the senior pastor of the Resurrected Assembly (GROM), made the prophetic declaration on Tuesday in Abuja.
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He said Jonathan will return as president through God’s divine mandate if he decides to vie for the 2023 presidential election but under the platform of the APC.
“For this to happen, the ex-president must defect from his present political platform, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), and contest the election on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC).”
The clergyman, however, warned that the ex-president might never be Nigerian president again if he declined the divine call to contest the next poll.
He said, “The Lord has said that his (Jonathan’s) chapter in the PDP has been closed and a new chapter of his political journey has been opened, not in the PDP, but in APC. That he has to align himself with the purpose and will of God for his life to be able to fulfil his presidential mandate.
“God allowed him to move out of the presidential seat for a purpose to be able to train him on the aspect of the things He wanted him to do. Now that God is bringing him back, he will be able to fulfil that purpose.
“God said that Jonathan should not listen to detractors but should move out from their crowd and follow His counsel. That the finger of God is pointing at him to become the Nigerian president come 2023. And that can only be fulfilled if he decides to follow the will of God and leave the political party where he is now, and move to the APC.
The cleric continued, “He should not be scared away from his divine mandate by public opinion. God said to me that this is the set time for his return to Aso Rock and he should not let the opportunity slip away from his own hands.”
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Jonathan says he can’t tell if he will be contesting the 2023 presidential election.
He said this while replying to supporters who protested at his Abuja Office on Friday, demanding that he should declare for the 2023 presidential election.
Jonathan, however, simply told the supporters to “just watch out”.