A cleric, Pastor Lawrence Agbata, who is the Lead Pastor of Grace Network Evangelical Outreach also known as “Grace Consulate” has urged Nigerians not to be deceived by political advertisements, sweet talks and all sorts of Publication relation materials used by the political class to sway the populace into voting for them.
The Pastor of the Mega Church located at 39 Chambley by Hawkins, Southern Calabar, Cross River State, warned Nigerians that it was better they don’t vote at all, than to collect money to vote, then later turn to God when the reality of who they voted for starts manifesting.
Speaking during exhalation at the Church headquarters on Sunday in Calabar, Pst Agbata said once they collect money to vote, it has become a covenant for four years as God honours covenant, stressing that the exchange of money for votes was highly spiritual and was more than what meets the eye.
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His words: “Nigeria is at a crossroads as we speak, whatever decision we take will determine Nigeria’s fate for more than 50 years or more. I’m not particularly in support of any party but it is important that you vote on Saturday and in March.
“It’s also important that you vote on your conscience, don’t be deceived by the advert, sweet talks, put the facts before you, vote by your convictions.
“It is important that you don’t vote based on bribe, don’t take a bribe to vote. When they give you a bribe to vote, you have sold your birthright to the buyer and you have no moral standing to ask God for any form of change in that administration.
“Every favour that is supposed to come to you goes to the man who paid you during elections. Don’t collect money to vote.
“It’s better not to vote than to collect money to do so, as you are collecting the money, you are making a covenant with them – 8 years is an eternity. Go out on Saturday and vote”, Agbata said.