American preacher Rick Wiles has sensationally claimed the locust swarms ravaging parts of the country are a punishment for corruption from God.

Wiles, a senior pastor as Flowing Streams Church in Florida espoused his conviction claiming corruption in Kenya was so entrenched he was forced to pay a bribe while doing charity work in Kenya.


“I had sent well-drilling rigs to Kenya where they are dying of thirst, and I was trying to dig wells for them to give water to them, at the port of Mombasa I was told I had to pay a KSh. 8 million charity tax, it was sad,” Wiles told Trunews.

Wiles painted Kenya as a country ravaged by corruption and that the locust problem was God’s way of punishing Kenyans.

“There are stages of judgment and Kenya has had drought. Now it’s going into famine, God sends punishments in different ways, I’m not surprised that there are locusts swarms in Kenya right now.”

The preacher also compared what is happening to Kenya with the Corona Virus outbreak in China and other parts of the world, saying that God is meting punishments to sinful nations.

He said the virus originated in China because of the “godless communist government that persecutes Christians” and “forced abortions” — adding the “death angel” could have eyes on the US.

“When we choose not to bend our knees, Then the Lord cranks up the pressure, look at what’s happening in Kenya and what’s happening to America, it’s also what’s happening in China,” he added.

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