The President of Integrity and Faithful Ministries Network Worldwide, Bishop Friday Nwator has said that the presidential candidate of the Congress for Progressive Change (CPC), in the last general elections in Nigeria Gen. Muhammed Buhari will never be president again in this country.
Nwator stated this in an exclusive interview with The Newswriter in Port Harcourt while reacting to the recent merger talks between CPC, Action Congress of Nigeria and All Nigerian Peoples Party CAN, ANPP to oust (PDP) in the 2015 general elections.
The man of God who said he hinged his position on the fact that Buhari has not contested or won local government, state or Assembly elections in the past before eyeing the presidency, which is the highest political office in the country.
Nwator who is also the founder of House of Peace Ministries, Port Harcourt queried how a man who has not won any election into lesser political offices in Nigeria could jump to win the presidential seat in any given society. According to him, because Buhari passed through military training and toppled a democratically elected government, do not qualify him to vie for the presidency in Nigeria.
The Bishop boasted that if he contests an election with Buhari, he will floor him outright.
He regretted that in Nigeria elections are contested on alliance basis, as against ideologies or manifestos that is obtainable in advanced societies. Nwator was categorical that the CPC/ACN alliance will fail for lack of agenda and neither Buhari nor Abubakar Atiku will be president of Nigeria.
He accused Buhari of canvassing for blood shed in a country he intends to rule, saying his politics is full of blood and crises.
On the chances of Atiku to win the next general elections, the Man of God said Atiku has been running helter-shelter politically and as such will suffer inconsistency at the long run.
“As long as the alliance is based on fighting perceived opponents (enemies) instead of ideologies, it will not succeed,” Nwator said.
The clergyman said if not that the people will be angry with him, he would have called for the abrogation of the amalgamation of the South and Northern protectorates that brought about the enification Nigeria and wondered why a particular part of the country will see itself as rulers (lords) over others.
Commenting on the activities of Boko Haram, the Bishop said he single-handedly pursued peace in Nigeria during the militancy era in the Niger Delta and promised to re-enact the act to end Boko Haram, insurgence, provided some notable Northern leaders lend their support to make it work.
He frowned at the act of appeasing militants with money by the federal Government, stressing that it has negated the original peace plan of rehabilitating the repentant militants that would have ushered in sustainable peace in the region.
“Giving money to pacify militants is not the solution to the problem. What I am saying is that God is about bringing out men of integrity to reform the process”, the Bishop said.
He lamented that Eleme women can no longer breath free air without pollution, all in the name of crude oil production. What kind of system are we running, something must be done to save the people,” the Bishop fumed. ###