Mr. Ayodele Fayose, the Governor of Ekiti State and the Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governors Forum, has called on Nigerians to rise and pray to save Nigeria from imminent collapse, noting that the Federal Government is running the nation on lies.
“Nigeria is in dire need of divine salvation at this critical time.” He said.
The governor further urged citizens of good conscience to come together irrespective of political affiliations to save Nigeria from its present state of uncertainty, which according to him was caused by the cluelessness and insincerity of the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led Federal Government.
“It is painful that those who used falsehood to take over power are still ruling the country with lies.” He added.
Read the governor’s words according to the statement issued by his aide Mr. Lere Olayinka,
“For how long is Nigeria going to be governed based on lies, vendetta and political intolerance? For how long is this so-called fight against corruption going to be about members of the opposition alone?”
“The economy is almost gone, with nothing being done to revive it. Rights of Nigerians to choose who govern them in a free, fair and credible election no longer exist. Even the rights of Nigerians to life is under threat under this government as people are now being killed helplessly.
“Like I said before, Nigeria is now more divided than ever before. The number of Nigerians killed extra-judicially and by Boko Haram insurgents and herdsmen in the last 22 months far outnumbered those who lost their lives between 2011 and 2015.
“Our country has now become a nation where you can only be corrupt if you are not in the good books of the Presidency.
“Four people can now be charged to court for alleged corruption this month, and by next month, three of them will become prosecution witnesses after charges against them had been withdrawn. Not only that; those previously accused of corruption and charged to court are even being appointed into sensitive positions.
“Even professional prosecutors hired by the federal government are being frustrated out of their jobs just because they refused to dance to the nepotistic tune of the cabal in the presidency.
“Most importantly, apart from economic uncertainty, the country is also faced with political uncertainty, such that there is palpable anxiety as to what to expect next.
“Therefore, Nigeria needs divine help more than ever before and lovers of the country must keep praying to God to in His infinite mercies, intervene in the affairs of Nigeria.”