A former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, has confirmed the passing away of the founder of The Synagogue, Church Of All Nations (SCOAN), Temitope Balogun Joshua.
The popular televangelist died suddenly at age 57.
Fani-Kayode, who is a well-known friend of Joshua, had earlier claimed the report of the Prophets’s death was fake news, but has now confirmed the death in a followed up tweet.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftain said TB Joshua’s daughter confirmed the death to him, adding that he is in pain.
“The passing of my brother TB Joshua saddens me deeply. At 3.00am this morning I was told by one of his daughters that this was fake news & I tweeted as much.
“Sadly I was misled. 5 minutes ago the same person called me & confirmed the story. @GazetteNGR was right & I am in pain,” he wrote.
It has been confirmed that frontline Nigerian preacher and televangelist, Temitope Balogun Joshua better known as TB Joshua is dead.
Joshua, the founder of The Synagogue, Church Of All Nations (SCOAN), died in Lagos on Saturday night at the age of 57.
The Akoko, Ondo state born man of God, had earlier in day participated in a church programme before his shocking death.
Although the cause of death could not be ascertained as at the time of filing in report, but his body was confirmed to have been deposited in the morgue.
Mr Joshua reigned for several decades as a fiery preacher on television, using his platform to attract a large number of Christians from across the world.
Leader and founder of The Synagogue, Church of All Nations (SCOAN), a Christian megachurch that runs the Emmanuel TV television station from Lagos, Temitope Balogun Joshua, commonly referred to as T. B. Joshua is dead.
He was aged 57 and would have turned a year older on the 12th of this month, June 2021.
Viral reports say he died in Lagos on Saturday evening shortly after concluding a programme at his church.
Earlier this month, TB Joshua urged Nigerians should fast and pray on June 12, 2021, a date which happens to be his birthday.
Joshua also revealed that he will not be holding a public celebration for his incoming 58th birthday.
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