Alexandra – Enlightened Christian Gathering Church leader, Prophet Shepherd Bushiri has come to the rescue of at least 350 families who were affected by an unforgiving fire that destroyed several homes in Alexandra, Gauteng.
Several trucks and cars delivered maize meal, cooking oil, soap, blankets, clothes, sugar, salt and several other commodities to victims of the fire.
The goods, estimated to amount to over R400,000 are part of a donation the prophet pledged to the people of Alexandra early last week.
Children’s books, clothes, shoes and supplies are also part of the packages delivered to the victims.
Bushiri is expected to make a brief appearance to hand over the goods officially.
Early last week, the charismatic preacher told journalists and other people present that his heart was with the people of Alex.
Makhudu Sefara, a veteran journalist and head of Unscripted Communications, a media firm which works with ECG Church told this publication that what Major1 is unprecedented.
“As a veteran events planner, i have not seen, a church leader in southern africa making a contribution that makes the kind of impact that Major1 has done in a short space of time.”, he said.