Prophet Bushiri’s PRO survive assassination attempt in Malawi

Prophet Shepherd Bushiri of the Enlightened Christian Gathering (ECG) has upped the security detail of his Public Relations Officer (PRO) Kelvin Sulugwe after an attempted attack by unknown thugs on Wednesday along Mchinji Road.

Prophet Bushiri and his PRO Kelving Sulugwe (left)

Prophet Bushiri and his PRO Kelving Sulugwe (left)

According to information at hand, Sulugwe met his fate when he was travelling from Mchinji where he had gone to visit his relatives.

The incident happened just after passing Mpingu, where unknown car hit his vehicle from the back and started a chase with the aim of hitting him off the road and make it look like an accident.

He was able to outspeed the thugs’ car, described as a black Nissan Xtrail with no number plate.

Luckily, the thugs quit the chase when Sulugwe approached the security Road Block along the way.

Asked about the incident, Sulugwe only said he is ‘safe’ and that’s what really mattered to him.

“Don’t worry about anything. I am safe. I was born and raised here. Malawi is my home. Once again, I am safe, that’s what really matters to me, the rest, I have no interest in.

“I am still in the country for a couple of months. For now, I have just been advised to take necessary measures and be on guard. It’s not everyone who is happy with what we do,” explained Sulugwe.

Prophet Bushiri is reportedly saddened when he heard of the incident and immediately took action, hiring private security personnel for his PRO, who is believed to be one of his most loved and right hand men.

He also reported to have hinted that this is among other various reasons why he has no interest to invest in Malawi because his trusted men who put up good work for him are usually attacked.

Few months ago, one of his pastors, identified as Pastor Arnold Juma was attacked to near death by what is believed to be regime thugs.

Few months ago, Sulugwe’s name appeared in what was believed to be ruling  DPP’s ‘ Hit List’ released by a party militia who was involved in the planning of eliminating  government critics.

Sulugwe lives in South Africa, but is currently in Malawi to facilitate the launch of Bushiri’s rap competition where the winner will walk away with MK3 million plus a car.

Bushiri is so far seen as a political threat to President Peter Mutharika despite his continued refusal that he harbours no interest to run for presidenct.

His church and his followers are constantly attacked by DPP’s propaganda blogs.

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Malambo Mpeni
Guest

God honours every word of his prophets, major 1 pliz say something on these people so that the rest should learn unforgatable lesson ,bcoz malawi pple are keen on insultinp prophets of God.jealous ,hardhearted and ignorant nyasas you must respect God’s prophets or risk being cursed.

BOB
Guest

WHY u nyasatimes u put Bushiri on this news ,there is nothing for him here u must write the truth ,u supposed to wrote who involved ,im verry sorry to see some comments to say its DPP who did this which means everything happen to ECG Is the rulling party wy? u nyasa u better stop ur politics u just want want to cause a fight to malawian ,munuwake wa nyuziyi anaba ndalama ku press coperation nkuthawa ,ur shit..

Vinny castrol
Guest

Pang’ono ZANU guys kuti mutcuke. Wy wy major 1

Goddiea
Guest

Akhristu sitinjoya pa dzikp lapansi kwanthu ndikuzisenzera mtanda basi. Tikanjoya kwa Mulungu ife chifukwa kumeneko ndikumene kuli mtendere. Osadanda ngati uli mwana wa Mulungu. Koma ngati uli man of God. Munthu wa Mulungu ndiye dziko mulinjoyadi koma mapeto ake ndi kufa kenakp kumwalira.

Nyanga
Guest

what will somebody gain by killing Sulugwe? Looks like its him who set up the hitting just to boost their popularity. There are people who have died on the road popular ones not devils advocates. keep the story to yourself.

chamsolo
Guest

eeeeh a D PhiPhi mwaonjeza nsanje ndi man of God what ashame, He born a Malawian and Bushiri major 1 is a true son of God mukungotaya nthawi anya phaphiii pangani zanu mutchuke….

jb
Guest

Bushiri is good man he want to give us k3 million

Life is just impossible
Guest

The bible is clear on prophets.thus According to christian belief. There shall not come any one called PROPHET after jesus.it does surprise me to see people following someone with this same title

Son of major 1.
Guest

Chanco olu utukwane there is nothing u can do, he is major 1, we love him and u are nothing to him. The whole world knows him even your pitala is afraid of him. What God has shosen no man will take it down, on that I can challenge.

Paso
Guest

God is great don’t worry.

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