Gospel star banned from Congo after conning Bishop

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By Annette Amondi

Tanzanian gospel star Bahati Bukuku has been banned from entering Congo after she allegedly conned a bishop of Ksh. 100,000.

The singer is alleged to have been contracted by Bishop Wamwabi to perform at a concert in Congo for Two hundred thousand shillings.

Bukuku was paid Ksh.100 thousand as a down payment but failed to show up for the concert and attempts to reach her by the organizers failed.

The Bishop reported the matter to Congolese as well as Tanzanian authorities where he is alleged to have ties.

Congolese government banned the singer from entering or doing anything in the country.

The singer denied the allegations saying that the bishop and the event organizers used her name to advertise the evnt a fact that was against their agreement.

“The advertised the event using my name saying I was going to perform at the concert. That wasn’t the agreement. We had also agreed in the contract that they would send me air fare but they didn’t. Did they expect me to land in Congo by miracle? I haven’t conned anyone.” She said