Prominent Kitwe clergyman Prophet Emmanuel Nyirongo, who recently made headlines for turning water into paraffin, has died in a road traffic accident at Baluba area in Luanshya.
Prophet Emmanuel Nyirongo’s Last Facebook message Sept 19th 2005·
It’s tomorrow or never.
Prophecy will rain like water in the service tomorrow, our eyes will see wonders.
Are you ready?
I feel in my spirit to prophesy to 200 people.
Who is online?
Prophet Nyirongo, who was returning from Lusaka with four of his followers, is among two people who lost their lives as three others are still battling for their lives at Kitwe Central Hospital.
Prophet Faith Missions Vice Chairman Elison Sakala has confirmed the death of the clergyman saying the accident happened around 03 and 04hrs on Sunday Morning.
Elder Sakala says preliminary investigations indicate that the minibus they were travelling in overturned killing Prophet Nyirongo’s assistant Pastor instantly.
He added that Prophet Nyirongo later died at Wusakile Mine Hospital.
The bodies of the deceased are lying at Kitwe Central Hospital where the other two survivors are battling for their lives while one has since been discharged.
Meanwhile, dozens of church members were this morning found seated outside the church as some men removed furniture from the building en route to the funeral house following the suspension of church services.
Prophet Nyirongo used to run a weekly Christian programme on ZNBC TV1 called 30 Minutes of Power with Prophet Emmanuel Nyirongo.
Prophet Emmanuel Nyirongo’s accident scene – credit Mwebantu New Media