- Self-proclaimed 'Pope of Africa', Tsietsi Makiti, plans to bring 'sober' thinking to politics in South Africa
- The boozing pastor announced his church established a political party
- The Gabola Church United National Front Party is gunning for their spot in Parliament
First he started a church were people are allowed to drink and smoke during the sermons, now Tsietsi Makiti has decided to take on the world of politics.
The boozing pastor's church, Gabola, has decided to dive into politics, the Daily Sun reported. According to the pope, his church founded the Gabola Church United National Front Party, which he claims would be the "peacemakers in this political headache."
To show that they are serious, the party already registered with IEC and the top six have already been elected.
The party is reportedly ready to contest for the local and national votes.
"Our aim is to maintain peace in Mzansi. We’re going to start facelifting the education system. because that’s the future leaders of the country. We will work with countries such as Botswana to try and compare ourselves with their judiciary to bring about a safe, crime-free country," he explained.
Although they plan to be sober in politics, Makiti managed to include the tavern owners in his political plans.
According to him, the tavern owners would "will run as local proportional representative councillors."
The party is even set to launch its own manifesto on 2 March, 2019, and they are gunning for their seats in Parliament.
“Once we get seats in parliament, we will also be restoring peace among political party leaderships,” said Makete.
Politics is not the first thing Makiti took on - Briefly.co.za reported previously that the 'Pope' planned to write his own bible.
Although the bible had not been seen, Makiti provided news outlets with a few samples of the verses the holy book would incorporate.
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