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German Evangelist who’s visit triggered 1991 Kano riot dies

By George Onmonya Daniel


Celebrity German Evangelist, Reinhard Bonnke, has passed away. His official page on Facebook has it that he passed away peacefully, surrounded  by his family. He was 79.

Evangelist Reinhard Bonnke was very popular in Nigeria where he frequently visit to preach to massive congregation and performs many miracles.

In 1991 his planned visit to the city of Kano in Nigeria triggered a very deadly riot which resulted to the massacre of many Christians. Some Islamic clerics were not happy with his crusade and incited their members to unleash mayhem. Reinhard Bonnke crusade never held in Kano.

Below is statement from his official Facebook page.

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ,

It is with sorrow that the Bonnke Family would like to announce the passing of our beloved husband, father, and grandfather, Evangelist Reinhard Bonnke. He passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family, on December 7, 2019. For the past 60 years he has preached the glorious Gospel of Jesus throughout the entire world. We want to thank you on behalf of him and our family, for your kind love and unwavering support, which enabled him to preach the matchless message of salvation to countless people.

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He preached Jesus…

“Great and marvelous are Your works,
Lord God Almighty!
Just and true are Your ways,
O King of the saints!
Who shall not fear You, O Lord, and glorify Your name?
For You alone are holy.
For all nations shall come and worship before You,
For Your judgments have been manifested.”
Revelation 15:3-4

In Christ,
Anni Bonnke and Family

We kindly ask, in lieu of flowers, to please make a donation to Christ for all Nations – Africa Crusade.

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