- Boy Mamabolo is one of the people who have shown Prophet Shepherd Bushiri support
- The ANC member has credited Major 1 for his success in politics
- According to Mamabolo, Bushiri is the reason why he is in Parliament
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Prophet Shepherd Bushiri really has devoted followers, even some powerful names in the SA government. On Monday, a video was shared on Twitter by parody account Man's Not Barry Roux showing Boy Mamabolo voicing his unwavering support for Major 1.
The post was captioned:
"According to Boy Mamabolo he’s in Parliament because of Bushiri."
In the video, Mamabolo can be heard saying:
"I am in Parliament today because of you. There is no way I can turn my back against you."
The politician then sent a "strong message" to Home Affairs Minister Aaron Motsoaledi. He said:
"The strong message to Dr Motsoaledi, don't think the Department of Home Affairs is yours. You are a minister there, the president can remove you any time. Respect us so that we respect you. All church leaders in this country must be treated equally."
Take a look at the video below:
The video gathered over 177 500 views in just a day and South Africans shared their two cents' worth on Mamabolo's statement.
Twitter user, @Undlunkulu_Xoli, commented:
"He’s even against his comrades and his own ANC government defending Bushiri."
Another tweep, @ETshamugero, wrote:
"So Mr Perfect Wedding is amongst those who are crying for papa, he shall never have inner peace."
Mamabolo isn't the only notable name who threw his weight behind Bushiri after he and his wife got arrested and charged with fraud and money laundering. Briefly.co.za previously reported Mamelodi Sundowns midfielder Tiyani Mabunda showed Prophet Bushiri support.
While the ECG leader and his wife are facing criminal charges, Mabunda showered Bushiri with praise online. The 32-year-old called Major 1 his "father" and social media users voiced their views on it.
Mabunda's post read:
"When I grow up, I wanna be like my father MAJOR 1. #istandwithmajor1"
Meanwhile, Bushiri's followers have taken their loyalty to the next level. Last week, a video was shared online showing his supporters hurling so-called 'holy water' at a Hawks vehicle.
Social media user, @TbixSa, posted the clip online and captioned it:
"Bushiri congregants using holy water to get rid of the Hawks. They are screaming FIRE! FIRE! at the Hawks car..."
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