- Notorious Prophet Shepherd Bushiri is being exposed for false prophecies he made back in 2016
- The prophet confidently predicted Benin presidential candidate Daniel Edah would win this year's elections but he has since gone on to lose
- This would not be the first time one of Bushiri's prophecy's came out false as he predicted 2020 would be a good year, and clearly that was wrong
Prophet Shepherd Bushiri has, once again, found himself in the limelight. According to an article by the DailySun, he’s being haunted by his own prophecy from five years ago.
During the flamboyant church sermon captured on video and dated 6 November, 2016, Bushiri confidently predicted that presidential candidate Daniel Edah would be the next president of the Republic of Benin.
He then enthusiastically called on his roaring congregation to stone him and declare the leader a false prophet if the prediction did not come true.
“Everyone, write it down. If this prophecy does not happen, I am a fake prophet; come and stone me. I am seeing you as a president. I am saying this in front of everyone." Bushiri says in the clip.
“The whole world is watching this prophecy so that when it comes to pass, they will know it is not man’s doing. You will be president of the Republic of Benin."
In the video, Bushiri goes on to anoint an oil mixture on the kneeling Edah's head and claims the same ointment was used by Samuel to anoint King David. He then adds that Edah's enemies will steal the elections if he is not anointed in this way. Bushiri even went as far as addressing him as Mr President.
But the prophecy did not come true. This comes after Benin recently held its elections and Edah did not win as he dropped out of the race.
He had campaigned as “The candidate of God”. But his race was cut short after he allegedly failed to get the required number of sponsors necessary for the contention and was officially dropped.
This would not be the first account of Shepherd Bushiri's false prophecies. In 2019 the leader confidently predicted that 2020 would be a good year only a few months before the global coronavirus pandemic.
Meanwhile, Briefly News previously reported Shepherd Bushiri and his wife Mary Bushiri were in high spirits about the news that self-proclaimed prophet Jay Israel had been arrested by the South African police for allegedly carrying fake passports.
Jay Israel, who is a Zimbabwean Church leader based in East London, had on various occasions warned people against Bushiri and his "false" prophecies under the guise that he wanted to "free the African child from being deceived".
Now that Israel is facing trouble with the law, Bushiri has taken to Facebook to credit God for the downfall of those he calls his enemies, adding that God is not yet done dealing with those who have wished ill on his life.
"It is very unfortunate, however, to see that the same people that were declaring my downfall, pioneering campaigns to bring me down and spreading wicked lies about my wife and I, are now suffering the same fate they wished against me.
"As I am speaking, the pioneers of these reprehensible acts are being taken down one-by-one. Not too long ago, a very well-known man of God took my pictures and publicly burnt them whilst declaring my downfall.
"He publicly and unapologetically announced that he was the reason behind the roguish and black-hearted occurrences that were taking place in my life. Only a few days ago, the same things he declared against me, that I would lose my property, freedom and eventually my life, have taken place to him."
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