Popular Catholic priest, Ejike Mbaka, has kicked against the presidential aspiration of the Labour party’s presidential flagbearer, Peter Obi.
While speaking to members of his church on Wednesday, June 15, Mbaka said a stingy man cannot be Nigeria’s president because Nigerians are hungry and they need a generous man.
”A stingy man cannot be our President. We are very hungry. We need a generous person. Nigerians are hungry. Are we not hungry?”he asked
Watch him speak below ;
— Ugoo ‘Peter Obi’ Maduagwu (@UgoMaduagwu) June 15, 2022
Meanwhile, some Nigerians on social media have lambasted the clergyman for his opinions as some say he wasn’t speaking as a true minister of God but he was speaking for his pocket.
See reactions below;
I am totally disappointed. The generous leaders he is indirectly referring to is now who? My goodness… My eyes bleed
He was stingy, but he owe nobody worker salary. He paid pensioners their gratuity. The things those that are not stingy still find very hard to do…. Trust me, if you’re a good man of God, I respect you, but if you’re otherwise, I fit deck your head. I no send
Father is it cos he refused to make donation at your harvest last two years …..now he’s stingy…for us the youth we like stingy men association….