Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, has commended the President of the United States, Donald Trump, over his recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.
Trump had on Wednesday, recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, calling for calm and tolerance after the announcement.
“I have determined that it is time to officially recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel,” Trump said from the White House.
“It’s the right thing to do,” he added.
In a statement on his Twitter page, Fani-Kayode described the move as “great and courageous” and claimed “millions of believers are overjoyed”.
He said: “I commend @realDonaldTrump and the USA for RECOGNISING JERUSALEM (the City of David) as the CAPITAL of Israel.
“This is a great and courageous move! Millions of believers are overjoyed!
“Jerusalem has always been and will always be the UNDIVIDED and ETERNAL capital of Israel.”
Similarly, former aide to the immediate past President Goodluck Jonathan, Reno Omokri said the announcement was the fulfilment of a Bible prophecy which has earned his full support for Donald Trump.
He said “Has @realDonaldTrump fulfilled biblical prophecy by recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital?
“I have been praying for this day for long and if I supported Donald Trump before, today, I go one step further and declare that I am even willing to take a bullet for him.”