Ghanaian International gospel minister, Sonnie Badu has debunked rumours circulating on social media that he has passed away at a hospital in Australia.
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The news of his death appeared on several fake news websites last night after his team shared a photo of him lying in a hospital bed with the caption “We need all Minister @sonniebaduuk's prayer warriors to rise and pray, the devil can't stop him ... #JESUSHEALS #HISBLOODSPEAKS”
Mr Badu in a post earlier today allayed the fears of his fans and well-wishers after fake news portals reported that he had passed away.
According to the Wonder God hitmaker, certain “bloggers” are creating unnecessary tension and driving traffic to the website by publishing falsehood instead of promoting his new album “Soundz of Afrika”
“Bloggers clap for yourself s , anything to generate traffic .. smh .. oya kindly advertise my album for me... breaking news SOUNDZ OF AFRIKA OUT !!”, he said in a post on Instagram".
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In a subsequent video, he admitted to falling sick whiles preparing for a concert but said he was getting better and asked fans in Ghana and Sydney to get ready for his tour.
“I want to say a big God bless you to every single one that and prayed for me. Thank you. Devil tried it but I am doing so well. You know me I’m a strong cookie. Sydney gets ready, Ghana ready. I’m coming live and coloured. The doctors here were so good and did what they could. We’ll back on the road soon” he explained.
He said he was also going to pursue a lawsuit against the bloggers who published the article on their website.
He has however given an ultimatum to the websites to take it down in 30 minutes or risk experience what they typed in 3 weeks.
The popular worship leader and philanthropist was taken ill as his toured some parts of Australia and was admitted to the Perth hospital said the accusations were untrue.
Sonnie Badu lives in the United Kingdom with his wife Annie Badu but is currently on a world tour promoting his latest gospel album “Sounds Of Afrika”