The leader of INRI Evangelical Spiritual Church, Primate Elijah Ayodele has been called out for a viral video of him talking about the AFCON finals that held on Sunday, February 6, with Senegal winning the trophy.
In the purported video, Primate Ayodele was heard saying that Senegal has till 78 minutes to win the Egyptians and that if the match ends up in penalty shoot-out, Egypt will get the trophy.
In a statement signed Tuesday, by his spokesperson, Osho Oluwatosin, the cleric disassociated himself from the purported video, explaining that “it is not authentic”.
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Oluwatosin maintained that any material relating to the prophet but doesn’t have his signature is invalid and not authentic.
He stated that Primate Ayodele had prophesied the outcome of AFCON 2021 since December, 22, 2021, during the release of his 2022 prophecies which was signed.
Furthermore, he advised the general public to disregard the video while making it known that investigations are going on to fish out who was behind the mischievous act.
Read full statement below;
“It has been brought to our attention that a purported video of respected man of God, Primate Elijah Ayodele talking about the outcome of AFCON 2021 final is making rounds.
“We want to state in clear terms that there was nothing official in that video, it was not released by us, has no authenticity, hereby making the video invalid.
“We don’t know how the words in that video came about and of course, we are getting to the root of the matter to fish out whoever was behind the doctored words.
“Primate Ayodele is known for releasing prophetic statements ahead of time and will always stand by his words. AFCON 2021 Prophecies were already released since December 22, 2021 and it included the countries that will get to the final stage of the competition. Egypt and Senegal were categorically mentioned in this prophetic statement about AFCON 2021.
“For record purposes, the prophetic statements were printed on white and black, signed by the prophet’s media aide, Osho Oluwatosin to render it valid and authentic. This is the only authentic material that has to do with Primate Ayodele and AFCON 2021 Prophecies, every other material didn’t emanate from us.
“We want to advise the general public to disregard the viral video targeted at the flourishing prophetic ministry of Primate Elijah Ayodele, we totally disassociated ourselves from it because it’s not valid, not authentic and didn’t emanate from us.”