Ekiti State governor Ayodele Fayose has predicted a tumultuous 2017 for Nigeria, noting that the year would see an uprising against the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and its government due to economic hardship.
“2017 will be a defining year for Nigeria as there will be major revolution and uprising against the Federal Government because of economic hardship,” Fayose said in a statement on Friday.
While he acknowledges the government’s effort at boosting agricultural sector, Fayose said: “there will be no solution to power problem as power generation will drop to all time low.”
Fayose warned against trifling with his ominous projections for 2017, especially since up to 9% of what he predicted for 2016.
“I predicted 20 things that will be experienced this year 2016. Almost 90 percent of what the Holy Spirit led me to predict came to pass,” he said.
According to the governor, $1 would exchange for N600 at some point next year. He also said the “APC-led Federal Government will still not have a solution to the economic problems of the country as the economy will move from recession to depression.
He claimed about four ministers will be sacked and that there will be more pressure on President Muhammadu Buhari to sack the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor, Mr Godwin Emefiele.
Other predictions as offered by Fayose are:
- Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) will absolve Senate President Bukola Saraki.
- Crisis in the APC will deepen as former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar will officially show intention to leave the party and declare his intention to vie for the office of the president in 2019.
- A former Head of State/President may pass on.
- A new (major) party that will wrestle power from the APC will emerge.
- More Shi’ite Muslims will be killed and Federal Government will not release the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) leader, Ibrahim El-Zakzaky.
- Disobedience to court order and abuse of human rights will continue.
- Hardship will be more as poverty will continue to ravage the country.
- The academic community will further lose confidence in the APC-led Federal Government approach to the country’s economic and political challenges.
- Anambra State Governor, Willie Obiano will be re-elected.
- $29.9 Billion Loan: Federal Government will find it difficult to source the loan.
- Magu may face prosecution.
- There will be boost in agriculture.
- Haliburton gate may still be revisited.
- Performance of the Federal Government 2017 Budget will be the worst in the history of Nigeria.