yesterday during a Special Mass at the Chapel of Testimony, Apo, Abuja,
to mark his 67th birthday called on all prophets who had predicted there
would be war in Nigeria because of the presidential elections to
apologise to Nigerians. According to some prophets, APC will form a
parallel government while some said if President Jonathan was defeated,
he will not concede. Mark however called on them to apologise to
Nigerians, because some Nigerians had fled to their hometown thinking
there would be ‘war’ and bloodshed. He also went ahead to call them
prophets of doom, saying they speak nothing but lies.
was going to be one that had never been seen in this country before, but
God heard our prayers, the election came and went, no major incidents.
Jonathan conceded defeat even before the final result and congratulated
when things do not go their own way, they find another way of coming
back and telling us that what they meant was this, they spoke in tongues
and we did not understand.
“As a nation, we have risen beyond the wishes of
all these prophets of doom, but what is more important is that we have
established a firm root of democracy in this country,” he said.