EZEKIEL GUTI JUNIOR DROWNS
28 December 2017
SOCIAL media users yesterday conveyed their condolences to the ZAOGA (FIF) church founder Apostle Ezekiel Guti’s family after the passing on of his son, Ezekiel Jr, who drowned in a swimming pool.
Social media reports suggested Ezekiel Jr drowned in a swimming pool in Pretoria, South Africa while another source said “he was swimming but unfortunately was left unattended for a moment and he gulped water before he was taken into the ICU for two days”.
A source close to the Guti family who requested anonymity confirmed the death and said the family was waiting for the deceased’s body that is set to be flown back home.
“I can confirm that Ezekiel Jr has died. Ashaikira ku South Africa mu swimming pool ende parizvino hapana hurongwa huripo. We are now waiting for the body to be flown to Zimbabwe. From now, we await its arrival,” said the source.
ZAOGA’s spokesperson Washington Rupapa professed ignorance over the matter saying the one who comments, Reverend Nyambo, is out of the country.
“I cannot comment over that issue. The person who is supposed to comment, Reverend Nyambo, is out of the country on business. I am not aware of what you are saying.
“I was also out of the country and just learnt Nyambo has left for business,” said Rupapa.
Facebook users conveyed their condolences and comforting words to the Guti family.
Sam Chigulu: “My deepest condolences to the Guti family and Zaoga church world over and the entire church of God. May his soul rest in eternal peace.”
Clemence Chineka: “u proved that physical ability doesn’t mean inability, let it be inspiration to many who are physically challenged…RIP EJ.”
Memory Mazhiriri: “It’s a saddest n darkest day to us the Zaoga family, heartbreaking indeed, nevertheless God allowed it to happen. May the Almighty comfort our Archbishop, mum, Pastor Carole and the fam. RIP evangelist EJ, forever missed.”