A South African pastor  Alfred Ndlovu, has been reported dead after he fasted and prayed for 30 days.

According to BuzzSouthAfricaNews, the popular 44-year-old pastor died of malnutrition.Before his dangerous undertaking, he disclosed he wanted to embark on a journey of no food-no-water to emulate Jesus Christ’s 40 days and 40 nights fasting.

He allegedly left home for the spiritual transit on 17th of June and he took to the bush to conduct prayers.Speaking on his demise, a close family relative was quoted to have said: “He was a very spiritual man. It’s unfortunate he had to die this way.

After a month, we got the sad news of his death. He could not reach the 40 days, he died on the 30th day.