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Reverend Chris Okotie Says Tinubu, Atiku Should Step Down for Him

by Daniel Otu
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As the country prepares for the upcoming presidential elections, the founder of The Household of God Church, Reverend Chris Okotie has appealed to the candidates for the APC and the PDP to step down for him.

Okotie said APC’s Bola Ahmed Tinubu and PDP’s Atiku Abubakar should both step down for him. He also added that he believes he is the right person to right the wrongs in the country and called on President Buhari to hand over to him as Interim President in 2023.

Speaking to journalists, he said

I want to appeal to all presidential candidates to withdraw from the race and allow me to come in as the interim president. I want to implore Asiwaju to support my government for the betterment of the country and I also want to tell Obi that the system that introduced him cannot take him anywhere, because he cannot operate in the system we have now. All the presidential candidates should support me to succeed President Buhari as the interim president.

We must also rise above tribe and religion because there is an imbalance in the country and we are not practicing federalism instead, what we are practicing is a presidential system of government. Since 1999, things have been declining because the presidential system of government we are practicing has failed us.

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“We must get rid of the National and State Assemblies because maintaining each member cost the country billions of naira. Some of the standing committees at both assemblies are not useful to the country, they are only representing themselves, not the populace.

“For the best of the country, both assemblies should be scrapped and the money for maintaining them should be used for something else. What we have in Nigeria today is the government of the party, by the party and for the party.

“Ministers and the Commissioners should also be expunged because Nigeria’s democracy has been hijacked by the elite for their interest and they are deceiving the downtrodden who don’t know anything. And the most important of all is our constitution. It should be changed to a people-oriented constitution, not the military one we have now. After the change, we can then restructure the country for the better.”

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