Church Stampede: Nigerian community in South Africa protest misrepresentation of facts

Port Harcourt – The Nigerian community in South Africa says it has protested the misrepresentation made against their country by an official of a South African Organisation on air.

Mr Emeka Ezinteje, Secretary-General of the Nigerian Union, South Africa, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday that Mr Abram Mashishi, a representative of the South African National Civic Organisation (SANCO) wrongly referred to a pastor of a church as a Nigerian.

He said that Mashishi was reacting to a stampede at Enlightened Christian Church of God in Pretoria, owned by Prophet Bushiri, from Malawi, which led to the death of three persons, while nine others were injured.

“The SANCO representative said on South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) news that Prophet Bushiri is a…

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