The founder of the Synagogue Church of All Nation (SCOAN), Prophet TB Joshua, would be laid to rest on Friday, July 9, at the church premises in Lagos.
The Head of the burial committee, Dr. Gary Tonge, made this known while addressing reporters in Lagos on the programmes for the burial of the prophet.
Tonge noted that July 5 to July 11, is dedicated to a series of laying to rest activities tagged ‘Celebrating the Life and Legacy of Prophet Joshua, born (1963 to 2021)’.
He told newsmen that the event would start with a private candlelight procession at 6:00p.m.
Tonge said on July 6 to July 7, there would be a tribute service from 10a.m. to 7p.m. which would be opened to the public but with a limited physical presence.
He said there would be a service of songs and all-night praise starting at midnight.
The burial committee chairman added that on July 8, there would be the lying-in-state of the prophet from 11:00am to 5:00pm.
He said the event would be open to the public to pay their last respect to the man of God.
Tonge said that July 9, would be the laying to rest service and interment activities which would begin at 10:00am.
He said the thanksgiving service would be held on July 11 by 9.00a.m.
According to Tonge, Prophet TB Joshua was a man of the people with global influence, therefore, the church is aware that the eyes of the world are upon this event.
He said that SCOAN was working with the Lagos State Government and the ministry of health to ensure that the current public health and security protocols would be observed during the duration of the event.
He, however, appealed to the general public who would not attend due to the current public health challenges to watch the broadcast from the comfort of their homes.
Source: Naija News