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Saraki will win the 2019 presidential election, cleric predicts



The founder of INRI Evangelical Spiritual Church , Primate Elijah Ayodele , has said the Senate President Bukola Saraki will win the 2019 presidential election if he grabs the ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party.He , however , warned that the 2019 election will be tougher than that of 2015 .

The cleric said he saw storms that period but was quick to add that the country would still survive the period .

He warned that the raging National Assembly crisis might lead to the collapse of democracy in Nigeria if not well handled .

Ayodele spoke on Wednesday in Ikere -Ekiti at an empowerment programme he organised in memory of his late father , Elder Olalekan Ayodele , who died 15 years ago .

He donated cash and foodstuff to hundreds of widows and orphans at the event which he said was a means of giving them succour and a sense of belonging .

Ayodele also advised the Ekiti State Governor -elect , Dr . Kayode Fayemi , to listen to the people for him to succeed in his administration .

He advised the All Progressives Congress to put its house in order in Osun State to achieve victory at the September 22 governorship election .

On the National Assembly crisis , he said : “ Whatever they are doing in the Senate or in government, that is their own problem .

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“ I have said that nobody can remove Saraki , I don ’ t know Saraki , I have not met Saraki and I don’ t know ( Godswill) Akpabio . The issue of Saraki, I am not interested because I am not a politician .

“ Who is that politician that is not corrupt and who is that politician that does not steal money ? Saraki is one of the anointed persons in this country . I don’ t see Atiku going too far .

“ I am not defending Saraki but if Saraki is removed , PDP will sink and if PDP wants to move forward and Saraki having the ticket, PDP will win. ”