A prophecy by the General-Overseer of Omega Fire Ministries, Apostle Johnson Suleman, that the 2019 general elections will be postponed has come to pass.
Naija News recalls that Apostle Suleman had predicted in January that the Presidential election which was slated for February 16 will not hold, noting that it will be postponed.
This online news platform understands that the Apostle foresaw the postponement of Nigeria’s 2019 elections during the “Open Heaven Crusade” which held in Onitsha, Anambra state, South-East Nigeria on January 9.
“Can I surprise you? If we do not pray well, I don’t see the election. I saw a date that was shifted. They will give you lies and security reasons,” Apostle Suleman had said.
A fact check by Naija News shows that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) postponed the Presidential and the National Assembly elections by one week citing logistics challenges as its reason as against security challenges as stated by Apostle Suleman in January.
Naija News reports that the Commission also postponed the governorship and state assembly elections, it will now hold on March 9.
Giving a reason for the decision, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu said the decision was taken after a careful review of the plan for the exercise.
“Following a careful review of the implementation of its logistics and operational plan and the determination to conduct free, fair and credible elections, the commission came to the conclusion that proceeding with the elections as scheduled is no longer feasible,” he said.
“Consequently, the commission has decided to reschedule the Presidential and National Assembly Elections to Saturday, 23 February 2019.
“Furthermore, the Governorship, State House of Assembly and Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Area Council Elections is rescheduled to Saturday 9th March 2019. This will afford the Commission the opportunity to address identified challenges in order to maintain the quality of our elections,” Yakubu said.