The senior pastor of the Fountain of Life Church, Pastor Taiwo Odukoya is marking the one year remembrance of his late wife, Nomthi Odukoya.
Kemi Filani news recalls that the pastor’s wife passed away on November 9th, 2021 after years of battling cancer.
Marking her one year remembrance, Pastor Taiwo took to his official Instagram page to pay tribute to his late wife.
He noted how the late Nomthi Odukoya was a gift to the world.
The clergyman expressed gratitude to God for the times they spent together as he admitted that he still misses her.
“You were truly a gift, never to be forgotten. I am forever grateful to God for the life we shared. I miss you Nomthi”.
Nomthi Odukoya dies of cancer
Pastor Nomthi Odukoya, wife to the senior pastor of the Fountain of Life Church, Pastor Taiwo Odukoya, passed last year after battling cancer for two years.
This was confirmed by the church’s official Twitter account.
Pastor Taiwo speaks on his wife’s death
Breaking silence on her death, Taiwo Odukoya, had said he would not question God’s will.
Writing on his Instagram page, Pastor Taiwo said he loved Nomthi with all his heart and he cannot fight with the will of God.
“With deep regret and gratitude to God, I have to announce the passing of my wife, Pastor Nomthi Odukoya.
“She stood on the Word of God, and she fought. She gave me 11 beautiful years of marriage and two wonderful boys, who I know will be very significant in life.
“I loved her with all my heart, but who am I to fight with the will of God.
“The truth is, at one point in our lives, we all will have to say goodbye. So for now, till we meet again in glory, Goodbye Nomthi,” he wrote.
Pastor Taiwo lost his first wife, Pastor Bimbo Odukoya, on December 10, 2005, in a Sosoliso plane crash.
In 2010, he married Nomthi, who is a South African.