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Braide, Garrick Sokari
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(between 1883 and 1887, Abonnema, Niger delta – Nov 15, 1918, Bakana) was the founder of the first great prophetic movement in Nigeria. What he accomplished was a reinterpretation of the Christian faith. His ministry led to many conversions in southeast Nigeria. Braide, a fisherman and fishmonger, began his ecclesiastical career as a catechist in Bakan, a rural station of the Anglican Niger Delta Native Pastorate Church under African leadership. He attracted attention in his homeland from 1909 onward o…

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Ludwig, Frieder, “Braide, Garrick Sokari”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 24 February 2021 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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