Taribo West: African legend mocked for predicting Trump victory in US elections

Taribo West: African legend mocked for predicting Trump victory in US elections

- Taribo West retired from football after the 2008 World Cup in France and became a pastor

- The former Inter Milan defender is seen in a footage claiming Donald Trump would win the US presidential election

- Democrat’s candidate Joe Biden has been declared the winner as the president-elect

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Footage has surfaced showing the former Super Eagles defender who is now a pastor, Taribo West, claiming Donald Trump would win the much-contested US presidential election over Joe Biden.

The US presidential election which took place on Tuesday, November 3 and recorded enormous numbers of votes, but the counting ran into days as a result of the mail-in ballots.

Democrats' candidate Biden is projected to win the elections, having already raked 290 Electoral Votes to Trump’s 214 as he also leads with more than four million general vote counts.

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Any candidate with at least 270 electoral votes will emerge winner and with 290 to his credit, Biden has been declared president-elect.

Several clerics in Nigeria who are famous for dishing out prophecies as they claim they ‘foresee the outcome of future events' have also had their say on the elections.

Taribo West: Football legend and pastor Taribo West predicted Trump's victory in the US elections
Taribo West earlier predicted that Donald Trump would win the US elections. Photo: Mark Makela
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Pastor Taribo West is seen in a footage stating that incumbent president Donald Trump would win the election as he further directed that he should be ‘quoted anywhere’.

He said:

"Before the election in Edo, I said Obaseki would win; is that true? Did he win? Nobody said it anywhere, nobody quote it anywhere.
“I also said it here before Ondo election... Akeredolu would win; is that true? Did he win? Now I want you to shoot this out the way I want it, Donald Trump will win the election with a slight-split edge over Joe Biden, so quote me and I want it to be out before time."

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While the world is still coming to terms with the outcome of the recent US Elections, Briefly.co.za reported that EFF MP Mbuyiseni Ndlozi evidently couldn't resist taking a jab at South African billionaire Patrice Motsepe over an embarrassing incident the businessman would probably rather forget.

Ndlozi took to social media to post a clip of Motsepe professing Africa's love for Donald Trump at a World Economic Forum dinner in Switzerland where the billionaire infamously said it.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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