Church leader blesses Albinos: "I pray for their suffering to come to an end"

Church leader blesses Albinos: "I pray for their suffering to come to an end"

- Nazareth Baptist Church Ebuhleni faction leader Inkosi Mduduzi “Unyazilwezulu” Shembe has showed his support for people with albinism

- He spoke to his congregation during the Masiqoqane Albinism Foundation’s visit to the church on Sunday

- The church leader opposed the crimes against Albinos, and offered a helping hand to make their lives easier

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Unyazilwezulu spoke up about the issues Albinos faced, adding he did not support the killing of those people, whose body parts were being used as muthi.

“I do not support the names people use when they refer to people with albinism. I urge people to stop killing those with albinism.", he said.

The faction leader added he would be praying for the crimes against Albinos, which included murder, to come to an end.

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According to Unyazilwezulu, he was planning on sponsoring the foundations' needs, which included a bus to transport members the funeral of Gabisile Shabane in Mpumalanga.

Shabane, a 13-year-old girl who had albinism, was brutally murdered after she was kidnapped at her home last month.

“It is my wish to lend a helping hand, including office equipment and a car that will make it easier for you to move around whenever you fight for the rights of people with albinism,” the church leader said.

The foundation was overwhelmed with the warm welcome they received. One member, Andile “MC Pholobas” Ngcobo, said he hoped their prayers would change their lives.

“We came here because we believe that kneeling before the king will bring us a blessing.”

Ngcobo added they believed the kindness of the congregation would protect them. He ended by saying he usually takes public transport to fulfil his duties in the foundation, adding a car would be a huge help.

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