Presidential pardon granted Mr. Alamieyeseigha was divinely revealed, Mr. Jonathan’s billionaire friend has said.
Arthur Eze who recently donated a princely sum of N 1 billion for a church building at Otuoke, the president’s home town, made the acclaimed divine revelation known to State House Correspondents on Tuesday.
He dismissed controversies trailing the presidential pardon granted former governor of Bayelsa as misplaced.
“What Jonathan did is what a man who fears God will do. If I have an opportunity as president of Nigeria I will do the same. All of us are human beings. What he did was correct. We are not fighting war.
“Jonathan took advice from God. God has told him to show mercy. The bible says blessed are those that are merciful for they shall see God,” he said.
Mr. Eze also said the American government has no right to dictate to Nigeria because she is an independent nation.
On his over N1 billion donation to a church in the president’s village, Mr. Eze said his critics are confused people.
“God gave me the money to contribute to the church. The money is not meant for Jonathan to put in his pocket. We are thinking of thanking God for what he has done for Otuoke. It was abandoned for many years. They had no water, no electricity until when God brought Jonathan to change that place. Let the people have a place to worship God. Those criticizing me are confused people,” the billionaire said.