Hundreds of mourners, sympathisers and worshippers of the Synagogue Church of All Nations are gathering at the church premises. This follows the death of the Founder of the church, TB Joshua. He was 57.
All access doors to the church building have also been closed to the public.
The renowned preacher, according to the source, died immediately after completing a sermon at his church on Saturday evening.
It’ s been speculated that the preacher knew his death coming, based on his last remarks. This came after he announced that he would not be celebrating his birthday on June 12th.
Even though this may sound unusual, it is said that he refused to celebrate his birthday this year since he foresaw his death.
Although the cause of death was unknown at the time of writing this report, his body was confirmed to have been deposited at the morgue.
Prophet Joshua ruled as a fiery television preacher for decades, attracting a vast number of Christians from all around the world to his platform.
Tonto Dikeh, a Nollywood actress, has joined others in mourning the wonderful man of God.
“I’m going to wake up tomorrow and find out that my father is still alive, right? ? Is that correct? where are you, papa papa?”. Speaking further, Tonto Dikeh captioned a photo she published on her official Instagram page, “I’ ll call you in the morning, please pick up Daddy! “
Another person on hearingthe news tweeted,”very very sad, I trust it is not true.”
According to the source, his mortal remains have been deposited at the mortuary for autopsy and preservation.
Prophet Temitope Balogun Joshua will be remembered as a Nigerian Prophet, a Pentecostal pastor, televangelist, and philanthropist. He was the founder and leader of The Synagogue Church of All Nations, a Christian megachurch that broadcasts on Emmanuel TV from Lagos.
May his soul rest in perfect peace.