Pastor Tunde Bakare Declares Intention To Contest 2019 Presidential Election


The list of persons who are interested in contesting 2019 presidential grew with the declaration of Pastor Tunde Bakare.

The Latter Rain Assembly senior pastor disclosed his decision to join the fray at the Church’s auditorium in Ogba, Lagos, on Monday morning, Bakare said God had instructed him to return to politics to lead the nation to prosperity.

“I heard the Lord say to me, politics is not over for you, there is still one thing left for you to do; run for president

“And He said to me, I will work it out myself. I will make it happen in due course. Please trust me, I lie not in the Holy Ghost. This is not easy for me to share with you. I shared this with you so that you can pray along with me.

“God has not told me the exact time but said He will make it happen in due course.

“It appears destiny is calling and time is now. I love this Church but destiny is calling. Please pray for me like never before because we are in this together.

“It does not matter what anybody says, I’m not looking for anything.”

He will be joining former Vice President Atiku Abubakar and former Governor Sule Lamido on the list of those wishing to take the Aso Rock seat from President Muhammadu Buhari.


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Akin Akingbala is an international journalist based in Lagos, Nigeria. Aside being happily married, he has interests in music, sports and loves traveling.

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