President Buhari, Goodluck Jonathan, Akeredolu, Obaseki, Zaki of Arigidi, Others Mourn T.B Joshua
President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday condoled with the family and members of the Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN), on the passing of their father and founder, Prophet Temitope Babatunde Joshua (T.B.Joshua).
Buhari, in a statement by his spokesman, Femi Adesina, said the renowned televangelist would be missed by his followers all over the world not only for his spiritual contributions, but for touching many lives through philanthropic gestures.
Former President, Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, also expressed sadness over the death of Joshua, describing him as a devout man of God, who served God and humanity with relentless passion during his life.
Ondo State Governor Rotimi Akeredolu, in a statement by his spokesman, Richard Olatunde, said the cleric was a blessing to humanity and a great ambassador of Ondo whose ministry was noted for charity.
Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State, equally expressed shock over the prophet’s death, noting that he impacted the lives of millions of people across the world.
The traditional ruler of Arigidi, the hometown of the late Prophet, the Zaki of Arigidi, Oba Yisa Olanipukun said the people of Arigidi mourn a great son.
All the flags in front of his church were lowered yesterday to mourn his demise.
The cleric died on Saturday June 5, at the age of 57, exactly a week to his 58th birthday.