2023: Rev Chris Okotie Responds To Critics Of His Presidential Ambition

Senior pastor of the Family of God, Rev Chris Okotie has defined why he didn’t

Senior pastor of the Family of God, Rev Chris Okotie has defined why he didn’t run for the presidential ticket of any political celebration in 2022, forward of the 2023 common elections.

The clergyman had vied for Nigeria’s presidential seat in 2003, 2007, 2011 and 2019 however did not win the polls.

He as soon as mentioned in 2015 that God spoke to him about his participation within the Nigeria political course of.

Showing on Come up Tv program on Sunday, he was requested why he was not working for the presidency this time round.

“Is it that God didn’t converse to you this time round?”

Reacting, Okotie mentioned that if he needed to be president or acquire political energy, he would have joined the dominant political events, that’s, the All Progressive Congress or the Peoples Democratic celebration.

He, nonetheless, mentioned that he aligned with Recent Democratic celebration as a result of he needed a platform the place he can be sharing new ideas of governance for the nation.

He mentioned ,“ it is rather tough to speak to a thoughts that doesn’t perceive the operation of the Spirit of God.

“However I’ll say to them, if I needed a political energy or political profession, I’d have joined the dominant political events. for the truth that if President Muhammadu Buhari had ran underneath the Recent Democratic celebration, there was no method he would have gained.

“So that you can win an election, you should be concerned with the dominant political events . That’s the solely solution to win an election.

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“However I used to be in search of a podium on which to start to ventilate ideas of governance that may augur nicely for the youths of this nation and to fulfill the challenges of the twenty first century.”

Okotie expressed optimism {that a} time is coming when the constructive transformation of Nigeria’s political system will turn out to be crucial, “and I consider that if we don’t do what we have to do, we might be very very sorry.”

The cleric additionally acknowledged the youth for popping out to get their Everlasting Voters Card forward of the 2023 common elections however insisted that on account of nationwide unfold, it’s nonetheless the APC and PDP that may have its method.

“You will need to perceive that politics of Nigeria transcends youthful exuberance or sure excessiveness as a result of there are technicalities which can be concerned that makes it virtually unattainable so that you can make that sort of impression notably right now.

“APC and PDP can’t be challenged with regards to nationwide unfold, and that’s been reasonable, away from the sentimentality of any youth involvement,” he added.

Refusing to endorse any of the presidential flagbearers, Okotie maintained that Nigeria won’t transfer ahead with any political celebration within the helm of affairs besides there’s a complete overhaul of the presidential system of governance.

He mentioned “Now I wish to see a distinction however the system is defective and it can not produce something apart the best way it has been programmed.

“So, with out been pessimistic, there may be nothing that’s going to alter if we comply with this path; our individuals are desirous of change however it’s not going to return inside this method as a result of this method has been programmed to fail.”

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