By Kris Obiaje
It was a harvest of praise and prophesies at the Sunday’s Crossover Night into 2018 at the Royal Church of the Wise, Akure, Ondo State.
Giving his Prophecy for the New Year, the Church General Overseer, Apostle Abiodun Olumide Claudio, said that farmers in Ondo State will experience abundant harest in the year 2018 and that on account of the good harvest and favourable market price of the produce, the economy of the state shall be positively impacted.
The highlights of this year’s Crossover Service was the Feet Washing Service; when like Jesus, the Apostle rolled up his sleeves and began washing the feet of his pastors and each congregant had his feet washed, one after the other. Other events include; Anointing Service, Sprinkling of Water, Petition Burnt Offering, Candlelight and many more.
In his sermon, Apostle Cluadio, popularly known as Baba Nje Oni’tumo, urged christians in 2018, to eschew fanatism, hypocrisy and false worship in their fellowship with God. He tasked Christians to be discerning and shun false prophets who, for the love of wealth and selfish agenda, have commercialized the christian faith.
The theme for the service was; “2018: A year of Endorsement.” With a watchword: “This is my beloved son,” a text taken from Mark 9:5 -7.
Speaking further in what he said were God’s revelation to his people in the New Year, Apostle Olumide Claudio has several warning for the nation Nigeria.
He said there shall be a major cabinet shake up in the Federal government and that the ruling party, the All Progressive Congress, APC may lose the grip on power.
The statement said, the Central Bank of Nigeria CBN, governor will be removed from office, even as certain forces shall gang themselves up and threaten the Federal government and the nation as a whole.
The prophet said 2018 shall bring with it crisis between the National Assembly and the Presidency and that if not well managed, shall have a negative impact on the country.
He asked Nigerians to pray for the economy of the nation, that God should save the nation from another major strike, as workers may embark on an indefinite industrial action in 2018.
Nigerians, he said shall enjoy stable electricity supply in 2018, even as the dreaded Boko Haram shall have its strength cut to size in the new year. He said, “2018 is Boko Haram last year of atrocities.”
Apostle Claudio tasked Nigerians to be on alert, as a poisonous brand of vegetable oil which shall inflict health crisis on people shall flood the market, even as according to him, the popular vegetable spice, ‘Tatasé’ shall be scarce this year. He urged vegetable farmers to go into abundant cultivation of the pepper.
He tasked the nation to pray against the death of a prominent traditional ruler from the northern part of the country, as a young man shall take a shot at the presidency, in the run up to 2019 elections and the person shall be greatly antagonized and afflicted.
Oyo state in his words, should pray against a major crisis that will sweep through the state, beginning from the traditional rulers.
Speaking further, he declared that Nigeria shall experience another fuel scarcity, but this time round, “the pain and intensity shall not be as high like the last one.”
A governor will run into trouble, as a local government chairman will escape assassination attempt only by the skin of his teeth.
He said people should beware of snakes and scorpions this year, as there shall be plenty of the creepy creatures. He urged people to take care of their surroundings so as to keep them at bay.
He specifically declared that forces of darkness are in the run for blood and that they have on this account, disperse swarm of mosquitoes as conduit pipe. He said the blood sucking insects shall be extremely dominating and pervasive. He therefore, implored people to take care of their environment in the New Year.
Among many other prophesies, Apostle Olumide said: “God shall raise revival among christians; the year 2018 is for the youths, that they will breakthrough and that every diligent worker shall be rewarded.
He said, “I saw plenty of bats and this signify Peace and plenty for Nigerians. The programme was rounded up with prophetic pronouncements on the people and the nation.