News about Bishop Allan Kiuna of Jubilee Christian Church (JCC) acquiring a multi-million shilling private jet took social media by storm on Monday, December 12.
Online sections reported that JCC congregants had agreed to buy the flamboyant preacher a plane for his 50th birthday after the Bishop took to his official Instagram page to post a photo of the alleged private jet, with a caption: “Thank you very much wonderful people”.
Bishop Allan Kiuna turned 50 on Saturday, December 10.
In an exclusive interview with eDaily, Allan Kiuna said that the plane is already paid for, and its ownership would be transferred to him soon.
The Bishop did not reveal much pertaining to price, specifications, country of acquisition and exact date the jet would be delivered to him.
Bishop Allan Kiuna played down speculations by online quotas that it is his congregants’ money that was used to buy the private jet.
“Some online outlets in the country are too quick to report nonfactual information about people. Those are just cooked up stories. I don’t think it is even necessary to follow up on cooked up stories.
“What I would say is there is no jet yet, but it will come soon. I have already acquired one,” said Bishop Allan Kiuna.
Bishop Allan Kiuna’s alleged private jet is a Cessna Citation X 1997 model which costs $20.6 million (KSh2.1 billion) according to internet sources.
The Cessna Citation X is an American long-range medium-sized business jet aircraft.
The Cessna Citation X has the following features: eight Passenger Seats arranged in a Double Club Configuration, Cabin Furnishings consist of a LH Forward Closet and a RH Forward Refreshment Center with Coffee Pot, and warming Oven, Communications provided by an Aircell ST3120 Phone System with a Handset at Seat 6, entertainment includes: a VHS, and CD/DVD System with 4 Side Ledge Monitors 110VAC, outlets are located in on the right and left side at Mid Cabin, Cabin and Galley have LED Lighting, exterior overall Matterhorn white with customer selecting their own Cessna Standard Striping Scheme.