Peoples Democratic Social gathering chieftain and former Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, on Friday, lambasted the Presidency and the Catholic Priest and Religious Director of Adoration Ministry, Enugu, Fr Ejike Mbaka, describing each as “blackmailers”.
Fayose additionally mentioned each the Presidency and the preacher don’t deserve the eye of Nigerians.
“The Presidency and Father Mbaka are nothing however blackmailers and scammers. They don’t deserve the eye of Nigerians,” he tweeted.
The PUNCH had earlier reported that Mbaka mentioned God requested him to withdraw his assist for the President, Main Common Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), and to prophesy in opposition to him.
The fiery priest had prophesied that Buhari of the All Progressives Congress would defeat ex-President Goodluck Jonathan of the PDP and grow to be President in 2015 and continued to assist him at varied instances.
However Mbaka made a U-turn in opposition to the Buhari authorities just lately, saying it had failed to guard lives within the nation, describing the scenario as devastating. He additionally known as for the President’s resignation.
Nonetheless, in a clapback, the Presidency attributed the latest outing of Mbaka to Buhari’s choice to reject a contract request allegedly made by the cleric.
Presidential spokesman, Garba Shehu, mentioned in an announcement on Friday that although Mbaka supported Buhari in 2015 and 2019, the cleric “has made an entire U-turn, preposterously asking President Buhari to resign or be impeached”.
“Right here is the purpose of departure: Father Mbaka requested for a gathering and to the shock of Presidential Aides, he got here accompanied by three contractors. The President graciously allowed them in, and to everybody’s shock, Father Mbaka requested for contracts as compensation for his assist.
“Anybody conversant in President Buhari is aware of that he doesn’t break the laid down guidelines in coping with contracts or another authorities enterprise for that matter. He requested the suitable authorities to cope with the matter in accordance with laid down guidelines,” Shehu mentioned.