- A story of Bishop Njogo narrating how he and his wife were bewitched through wedding gifts leading to a childless marriage, has emerged
- They were gifted envelopes with tissues inside, and later, he found one of the church choir ladies was among those who gave the bizarre gift
- Several Kenyans disclosed that they also received envelopes with tissues and leaves inside, saying their marriages turned into war zones
- Some said they struggled to get kids after many years, but after turning to prayers, peace returned to their marriages and were blessed with kids
Bishop Samuel Njogo left Kenyans shocked after claiming that he and his wife were bewitched by some of the guests that attended their wedding.
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Pastor narrates receiving envelopes with tissues
Speaking to Lilian Migwi on Mwangwaza TV two years ago, the man of God narrated how they struggled to have kids for seven years after marriage.
“Some gifts we were given as envelopes did not have money. Five of them had tissue inside, and we just brushed it off. But after a few months, we started having wrangles in our family,” he narrated.
Njogo said after prayers, he came to learn about spiritual witchcraft.
“I started fighting with my wife, and we stayed for seven years without kids despite visiting different hospitals for various checkups and being told we were okay. My wife lost three pregnancies,” he recalled.
After intense praying, God blessed them with a child, a baby girl.
The story of the man of God resurfaced on TikTok, triggering netizens’ emotions. A section of netizens flooded the post with heartbreaking stories about being bewitched in their marriages.
“A family friend opened an envelope and found ash inside it. Three days later, he was involved in a road accident and died on the spot.”
“A lady gave my aunty an envelope and that was the beginning of problems in her house. Today marks six years since she died, and that lady became my uncle’s wife after.”
“My uncle received a wedding gift and placed it near the bed. From that day, he quarrelled with his wife daily, and when we threw the gift in a pit latrine, the latrine fell down.”
Light ️ said:
“Very true. We had three empty envelopes. We prayed for them and used the same envelopes to give our tithes. Let the enemy fight with God.”
Miss Muasya said:
“My mum’s friend alifungwa leso kwa wedding yake as a gift. She stayed 17 years in marriage without kids. If not for prayers, she would be childless until now.”
Pastor Rosemary Njage said:
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“The first thing you do after unwrapping your gifts it’s to seriously pray and sanctify the gifts.”
“A cousin was gifted inner clothes eights years down the line, no kid.”
“I remember someone bringing me an envelope with a white man’s photo during my wedding day. I didn’t understand why up to now.”
“It’s very true. It happens, and it is sad. Always those envelopes open and go and exchange those monies before using.”
“Kuna wale ambao aliwekewa matawi kwa bahasha (There’s a couple who were given leaves in an envelope) but glory to God after almost eight years, they are now parents. It happens.”
“Wah! I also received an envelope with tissue paper inside during my sons’ initiation ceremony. Since then, their performance in school dropped.
Some netizens said they were considering doing civil weddings and inviting only two witnesses to avoid having many people and expecting expensive gifts, which might, in return, haunt them.
Couple do their wedding introduction via Zoom
Meanwhile, THETALK.NG previously reported that a Nigerian man and his fiancee have performed their marriage introduction rites via Zoom.
The young man, Temitayo Ayantayo MD, said both families have consented to the union after the introduction.
In a tweet, Temitayo posted photos of himself and his fiancee, indicating that both are based abroad.