African pastors ‘reaching for the heavens’ with their private jets

Francis Akhalbey Mar 24, 2019 at 03:00pm

March 24, 2019 at 03:00 pm | Lifestyle

Francis Akhalbey

Francis Akhalbey | Staff Writer

March 24, 2019 at 03:00 pm | Lifestyle

Pastor Shepherd Bushiri

Though Africa is largely seen as the poorest continent, it is, however, home to quite a considerable number of multimillionaires and billionaires and collating a list of these “well-to-do” personalities can never be complete without including the “men of God”.

With some African pastors having tens of thousands of congregants flocking their churches every Sunday and even on weekdays for “consultations” and other special services, it comes as no surprise the jaw-dropping wealth they have amassed from offertories, tithes, donations, just to mention a few.

From mansions to luxury cars, to designer clothes and even private jets, some of these men of God are really out there living their best lives albeit not same for some of their followers which is rather unfortunate.

In this piece, Face2Face Africa highlights some African pastors who have splashed millions of bucks on private jets to make travelling around to spread the word of God a bit more convenient. Others also received theirs as gifts from some members of their congregation.

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