By Jojo Kwebena
shocking video has emerged of Pastor Tunde Bakare of Latter Rain
Assembly openly admitting that he refused to sign a resignation letter
that would have seen him hand over his vice presidential position had
General Buhari been successful in his presidential campaign in 2011.
an interview with Kadaria Ahmed aired in July 2013, the firebrand
pastor cum politician was queried as to whether his refusal to step down
contributed to the breakdown of the proposed merger between CPC and ACN
prior to the 2011 elections.
was not stepping down that was the issue,” Bakare responded. “It was
resigning on paper with my signature, to sign as Vice President of
Nigeria. I said, ‘No, I can’t do that. I can resign as Tunde Bakare, a
candidate, but I cannot resign as Vice President, an office I have not
occupied.’ That is illegal.”
you saying they were willing to allow your name to go forward in the
polls and then they expected that once you’d won the election, you would
resign as Vice President?” queried Ahmed in the pilot edition of her
show ‘Straight Talk With Kadaria’ currently airing on Channels
is what they were asking for,” Bakare admitted. “But I was not ready to
commit perjury, to sign an office I have not occupied.”
perplexed, Kadaria questioned as to why Bakare still chose to support a
party that intentionally instructed him to be involved in perjury,
adding that his position as a pastor puts him on an even higher moral
pedestal in the eyes of the public.
moral code is simple – I am the salt of the earth and the light of the
world,” Bakare retorted. “Light does not run away from darkness and salt
does not run away from corruption. What you do is contact without
user who uploaded a short snippet of the interview on YouTube today
opined that a similar agreement had been forged with current Vice
presidential candidate, Pastor Yemi Osinbajo of the Redeemed Christian
Church of God (RCCG) led by Pastor Enoch Adeboye.
is the same agreement their stooge, Pastor Yemi Osibanjo, has signed
for Tinubu that will ensure APC’s dream for a Muslim/Muslim Ticket if
Buhari wins,” the video description controversially reads.
SOURCE: Straight Talk With Kadaria