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Twitter mocks Nigerian preacher for deleting anti-Trump prophecy

Twitter mocks Nigerian preacher for deleting anti-Trump prophecy

Nigeria

Popular Nigerian television evangelist, T.B. Joshua, has deleted the Facebook post in which he predicted a close contest in the United States (US) elections of November 8.

He got the prediction of a narrow victory for Hillary Clinton wrong and got a huge social media backlash, especially on Twitter.

The televangelist popularly referred to by his teeming followers as ‘The Prophet’ said he had received a divine communication of Hillary’s victory over a week to the elections he added that Hillary’s presidency will face several challenges in the governance process, ‘‘The boat of the new President will be rocked,’‘ he wrote.

TB Joshua Deleted Facebook Post

Republican Party front-runner and business magnate Donald Trump was however elected as the 45th President of the United States of America.

70-year-old Trump had secured 289 of the electoral votes as against main opponent Hillary Clinton who gained 218 of the votes as at Wednesday.

In percentage terms, Trump had polled 47.5% (representing 59.2 million votes) as against Clinton’s 47.7% (59.4 million votes.) The November 8 election was keenly contested after months of heated campaigns.

Some tweets reacting to TB Joshua’s deleted post and prophecy.

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