A frontline Nigerian televangelist and founder of the Synagogue Church Of All Nations (SCOAN), Prophet Temitope Balogun Joshua (alias TB Joshua) has reportedly died.
It was gathered that TB Joshua, 57, died in Lagos on Saturday evening after concluding a programme at his church in Ikotun.
A family source revealed that an official statement that is still being prepared will be released to newsmen.
The cause of death was not immediately disclosed but family sources said his remains had been deposited at the morgue and an autopsy would be performed forthwith.
Naija News reports that Synagogue on Sunday morning confirmed the death of the world-renowned cleric.
“Surely the Sovereign LORD does nothing without revealing his plan to his servants the prophets.” – Amos 3:7.”
“On Saturday 5th June 2021, Prophet TB Joshua spoke during the Emmanuel TV Partners Meeting: “Time for everything – time to come here for prayer and time to return home after the service,” the statement read.
“God has taken His servant Prophet TB Joshua home – as it should be by divine will. His last moments on earth were spent in the service of God. This is what he was born for, lived for and died for.
“As Prophet TB Joshua says, “The greatest way to use life is to spend it on something that will outlive it”.
“Prophet TB Joshua leaves a legacy of service and sacrifice to God’s Kingdom that is living for generations yet unborn,” it added.