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Tanzanian Bishop Who Mocked Kenya Over COVID-19 Lands in Trouble After Telling Lies Again

Bishop Gwajima at past church srvice

Tanzania bishop who mocked Kenya over COVID-19 has landed in trouble after he was captured misleading the public again.

Bishop Josephat Mathias Gwajima who is also a lawmaker in the current Parliament of Tanzania has been summoned by the House Speaker after his latest controversial statements and lies about COVID-19 vaccines.

Gwajima who controls a huge following courtesy of his church has been preaching a controversial gospel, telling Tanzanians that COVID-19 vaccines are not safe for use on human beings.

Gwajima at a past parliament session

He has been telling people to avoid getting vaccinated and rely on God's healing.

According to him, COVID-19 vaccines could turn people into zombies or kill recipients after a period of 2 to 10 years.

Tanzania National Assembly Speaker Job Ndugai has summoned the MP to appear before a Parliament Committee and answer questionss over the matter.

"Mr Josephat Gwajima is due to appear before the Parliamentary Committee on Justice, Ethics and Powers on Monday, August 23, 2021, at 1:00 pm at Hall 229, Administration Building at the Parliamentary Office in Dodoma," read part of the letter from the House Speaker after loose translation from Swahili.

Gwajima is said to be one of the factors that have slowed down the rate of COVID-19 vaccination in Tanzania. He uses YouTube and other social media platforms to share his controversial messages and lies about the vaccine

Gwajima mocking Kenya

This is the first time Bishop Gwajima is being controversial on matters to do with COVID-19, in 2020, he mocked Kenya by saying the country had stopped relying on and trusting in God after President Uhuru Kenyatta nad suspended physical learning and worshipping to curb the spread of the virus.

By then, the late President John Pombe Magufuli had allowed worshipping to go on as before the pandemic.

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