Rev. Chris Okotie,General Overseer of the Household of God Church, has declared his interest in joining the political race in 2019. He made this known on Monday, during a service to commemorate Nigeria’s 58th Independence Day at the Household of God Church.
Okotie who contested and lost in 2007 presidential election, called on other political parties to adopt him as a consensus candidate.
“I want to re-affirm my call for an interim government and to ask those that are concerned, who are the political actors to consider me as a consensus candidate.
“I have referred to myself as a consensus remedial facilitator because of the existential threats that we have now and I think that it’s time for us to lay aside the habiliments of our political affiliations and to embrace a new nationalistic philosophy that can salvage this country at this time,” Okotie said.