Popular controversial South African Bishop Israel Makamu has voluntarily stepped down from Moja LOVE.
He made this move following a pending and internal investigation into a recording in which he is heard allegedly asking for sex from a woman who was part of his congregation.
Following an official statement released by the Dstv channel Moja Love on Tuesday reads:
Pending an internal investigation, after a recording with sexual connotations has been circulating on social media.
As a channel we WII be conducting an internal investigation regarding the matter before
Bishop Makamu is reinstated back to the channel.
On consultation with the channel, Bishop Makamu maintains that he is innocent and says that the recording dates back to 2017.
He says the lady in the recording wn•rked for him and their conversation was not sexual in any manner and it was altered to extort money from him.
He says he thought the matter had been resolved back then but it suddenly emerged again
three weeks ago.
Bishop Makamu suspects his character is being assassinated Even so, the channel stands firm in establishing two sides to the story and win do a rigorous investigation to establish the truth around the circumstances of the Moja Love’s Head of Channel Bokani Moyo says, “As a channel, we take this recording very seriously.
We have started with an internal Investigation and are reaching out to the lady in
the recording to find out the events around the recording.
One of our properties, AmaBlshop, reveals behind the scenes shenanigans that pastors and bishops engage in and impose on the public We cannot i•gnore a recording of this nature where one of our hosts is Implicated.
We have to establish the facts and truth before Makamu comes back as part of the team. “
Bokani Moyo (Ms.)
Head of Channel
Moja LOVE (ostv, Channel 157)
It was alleged that in the audio conversation Bishop Makamu was asking the teenage girl for sex.
Reacting to the viral clip, Makamu said he is sad that someone had gone out to ruin his reputation.
He said the lady in the audio clip was his former employee and that their conversation was never sexual in any manner.
Listen To The Audio Conversation Below:-
Your Bishop Makamu, TV presenter and Businessman alleged telephonic conversation between himself and a what sounds like a teenage Girl.
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