Senior Pastor of Citadel Global Community Church (former latter rain assembly) has warned Nigerians not to drag him into national conversations , according to him, nigerians should stop counting on him to always speak for the masses.
The running mate of the Nigerian presidential candidate Muhammadu Buhari in the 2011, said he took part in a 2012 demonstration against fuel price hikes because he was asked to do so by God.
“I did not campaign against subsidy,” Mr. Bakare said at a virtual conference organised by Poju Oyemade to commemorate Nigeria’s Independence Day. “I campaigned against oppression of the masses.”
Mr. Bakare said he had concluded the assignment that God sent him in 2012, and other Nigerians should feel free to stage their own protest rather than asking him to always be a voice against societal ills.
“Is it written anywhere that when there are issues in Nigeria Bakare must protest? He asked ? Those saying where is #SaveNigeria group, start your own
Many Nigerians have been waiting for Pastor Bakare to protest, A Nigerian named ikechukwu @( ikyimo) on twitter has questioned Pastor Tunde Bakare’s decision not protest against the increased fuel price.
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Tunde Bakare has not organized any protest or joined any protest since May 2015.
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Has Nigeria been saved, Pastor Bakare
Mainwhile, Pastor Tunde Bakare, has warned the President Muhammadu Buhari administration not to kill Nigerians but to get rid of corruption instead.