South African-based Malawian preacher Prophet Shepherd Bushiri of Enlightened Christian Gathering (ECG) church arrived in Uganda a day ago for a crusade in Kampala.
The flamboyant Malawian preacher touched down at Entebbe International Airport aboard a private jet. Prophet Shepherd Bushiri sparked uproar on social media the moment he set his foot on Ugandan soil.
The controversial preacher made his hosts kneel before him like he was some sort of god. Prophet Shepherd Bushiri’s Ugandan host Franklin Mondo lead faithful in kneeling before the Malawian preacher when he arrived in Uganda.
“Thank you for your prayers. My team and I arrived safely this morning at Entebbe Airport, Uganda. We shall be hosting a three-day Prophetic Crusade right in this nation. As you are well aware, we went straight to the airport after the Monday Diplomatic Service and, ideally, we are really tired.
“However, the moment we landed we were welcomed by thousands that defied sleep just to make us feel home and this strengthened our resolve to preach the gospel. Ugandans are always jovial people, warm and cordial, and I am looking forward to having a great time with them in sharing the word of God.
“I, hereby, call on Ugandans where ever you are, and I urge you not to miss this moment. We will be LIVE from Embassy of God Ministries church at Kileka Namugongo Rd, Kampala, Uganda from 18 00 hours EAT. DON’T MISS!” Prophet Shepherd Bushiri wrote on Facebook upon arriving in Uganda.
Prophet Shepherd Bushiri is famed for his controversies. He has been involved in numerous scandals ranging from performing face miracles, promiscuity etc.
Prophet Shepherd Bushiri was accused in 2016 of siphoning money from church contributions to buy his concubine – Lebo Nemasiwana a R6 million or Kes 45.3 million mansion in South Africa.
In 2015 Prophet Shepherd Bushiri also caused a stir when he posted a video online which shows how ‘angels’ purportedly appeared during a live Sunday service at the Enlightened Christian Gathering Church (ECGC).