Ejike Mbaka, spiritual director of Adoration Ministry Enugu, Nigeria (AMEN), is in the news again.
This time, the clergy man has said Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Peter Obi, his running mate, might â€œend in shameâ€ with the way they are going.
Mbaka made the declaration on Sunday, in a video that has now gone viral and also triggered some backlash for the controversial priest,
The Catholic priest said this after Obi failed to make donations at the ministryâ€™s 2018 harvest and bazaar celebration.
Obi attended the programme which held during the weekend alongside other politicians from the south-east.
Mbaka told the former governor to â€œstay in front of this children of God and tell God what you will do for Him â€¦ or what that means is, you donâ€™t want to do anything for God. This is common deceit.â€
But Obi replied: â€œFather, what I said is straightforward. You will come and show me the project so that the two of us will talk. That is what I said.â€
Mbaka then accused the former governor of Anambra of making â€œpolitical statementâ€ to which he responded: â€œFather knows I donâ€™t make political statements. Anyone here from Anambra state knows Peter Obi has never promised anything and failed. I am a fundamental Catholic. I do whatever I say at the church.â€
The priest said in response: â€œIn your capacity and what God has done for you as governor â€¦ God hates stinginess. What I am saying is not to please you, but what will save your life. Otherwise you and Atiku will fail.
â€œIf there is a place they will coat words for you, it is not at Mbakaâ€™s altar. You can save your political destiny. Or in 2019, you people will not even know how they did the election. What will make my brother to come for bazaar and he wonâ€™t even break kola?â€
Mbaka went on to tell Obi how governors of Ebonyi and Enugu made donations without announcing at the altar and urged him to do same.
â€œYour own is taking time,â€ he said, adding: â€œThe way you and Atiku are moving will end in shameâ€.
â€œLet us continue our bazaar. You know since he is not supporting us, the ministry has been moving. If people start arguing like this, their downfall begins,â€ he said.
The priest also said he would make prediction regarding the 2019 presidential election come December 31.