Primate Elijah Ayodele, the leader of INRI Evangelical Spiritual Church, has come under heavy fire after his prophecy about the Premier League fixture between Liverpool and Luton turned out to be false.
In a video that went viral before the weekend games, the cleric predicted Manchester City would trounce Bournemouth, which played out as his prophecy, with a Jeremy Doku performance handing the Cityzens a 6-1 victory. He also picked Liverpool to thrash Luton.
Many found it odd that a ‘Man of God’ was aiding gambling, although the religious leader has claimed that the purpose of his forecasts are not for gambling purposes.
However, the shocking result at Kenilworth Road saw Nigerians in their numbers call out the cleric for false prophecy after Luton held Liverpool to a draw.
One sports fan said, “He predicted two easy games and fortunately for him, Liverpool drew. Fake prophets dem dem.”
Another said, “Funniest part of this was Nobody asked him. Nobody. But when you’re a scam, you have a way of setting yourself up. The most annoying part was when he was grabbing his cap as if he was adjusting the inspiration. Awon Ole, adojutini.