Nathaniel Olorunsola, the primate, Living Christ Gospel Church, Nigeria and overseas, has said that Nigerians need prayers and fasting to avert calamities in the year 2020.
Olorunsola, who revealed that the Lord said good and evil in the year are equal, assured that the Lord had blessings in stock for Nigerians.
He said: “Let everybody begin the year with seven days prayer and fasting so that all the promises of God can come to pass.”
The cleric spoke at the church headquarters in Ado-Ekiti, the Ekiti state capital, during the presentation of his 2020 revelation book on Tuesday, December 31.
He said there would be food scarcity in the year 2020 leading to the high cost of food items, saying that there would be a scarcity of money from January to June. Olorunsola, however, noted that the situation would improve from the middle of the year to the year-ending.
“There will be a series of political violence. Labour unions, lecturers included, will go on strike. Before the commencement of the new minimum wage, a lot would have happened. The beginning of the year 2020 will be tough. My advice is that people should save ahead of next year,” he said.
Olorunsola, who said the downturn of the nation’s economy would lead to mass sack and companies folding up, predicted that there would be high death rate and upsurge of crime including armed robberies, herdsmen killings, cultists attacks, religious strife, Boko Haram and ethnic militias’ activities among others in the New Year.
The cleric said that attempts by some groups to ensure breakup of the country would fail, adding that different intrigues would occur over the 2014 national conference until the federal government adopts the conference report. He noted that the government would have no peace until it adopts the report or part of it.
Olorunsola, however, said the year 2020 held a lot of promises as ordained by God for Nigeria and her citizens in all areas of human endeavour.
“The Lord said 2020 will be a year of joy and blessing for God’s elect and those who know God. Many families will become rich. There will be promotion and progress in the country. Many youths will be appointed into new positions, some youths will get government jobs. Farming and animal rearing will be more pronounced in 2020," Olorunsola said.
Speaking on the political arena, Olorunsola added that there would be intrigues among All Progressives Congress (APC) members over positions at states and federal levels which are capable of bringing setback to the party.
“There will be some trouble among Peoples Democratic Party members that may cause segregation among them. “The two parties must seek love that will bring understanding among their members for the progress of the nation,” he advised.