All political parties rig elections in Nigeria – Ogun cleric
The President of Pentecostal Sanctuary Bible Ministries, Ijebu Ode, Ogun State, Prophet Sunday Dare Iyunade, has said that elections in Nigeria are won by the smartest candidate, saying there is no political party that does not rig during the election.
Iyunade made this disclosure during a press conference, organized to mark the 27th anniversary and 21st annual convention of the church with the theme, “Divine Fruitfulness and Multiplication” scheduled to hold between Sunday, March 19 to Sunday, March 26.
Commenting on Nigeria electoral process, the cleric said Nigerians are are not prepared for good governance and credible election with their attitude to voting buying syndrome.
He said, “we don’t have integrity in our system, the system has collapsed. We are Nigerians, even if angels come from heaven to rule us, we will corrupt them”.
Iyunade, said elections in Nigeria are for the contestants that know their way not credible candidates, arguing that no political party can free itself from rigging.
He then called on Nigerians to change their mentality and reasoning in order to have credible elections and enjoy good governance.
“There is no political party that does not rig during the election, we all saw what happened during the last Presidential and National Assembly elections, all the political parties manipulated the election, but the smartest of them won.
Speaking further, he assured Nigerians that a new dawn has come in the president-elect, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu
He explained that the suffering of Nigerians in the past eight years of President Muhammadu Buhari’s reign will soon be a thing of the past when Tinubu takes over May 29.
While noting that the change may not be immediate effect, he expressed optimism that life generally will be much more comfortable under the administration of Bola Ahmed Tinubu.
He said God had revealed that the reign of President Buhari would inflict pains on its people as it has been witnessed in almost eight years.
He said God has also told him that Nigerians will begin to experience good governance as soon as Tinubu assume the mantle of leadership.
He said, “with the coming of the new government, the transformation we are all clamouring for will start during this regime”.
“God told me severally that the day the present President leaves office, there will be a total turnaround in our country within 24 hours, as well as economic transformation.
“The prophecy that other nations of the world will shift base and move their resources into Nigeria will begin with the coming government. I saw investors lurking at the borders of Nigeria waiting to enter the country and invest. They are awaiting the exit of the present administration. There will be a conducive and safe environment for businesses to survive.”