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‘How Pastor Taiwo Odukoya Faced Many Challenges Before Death’

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Senior pastor of Daystar Christian Centre, Sam Adeyemi on Wednesday recalled the adversities the founding pastor of Fountain of Life church, Tawio Odukoya faced when he was alive. 

Naija News reports that the church through its Facebook handle confirmed the death of the clergyman on Tuesday, 8th August.

The cleric died in the United States on Monday, August 7, aged 67.

Speaking about his death, Adeyemi who expressed shock over Odukoya’s death noted that the clergyman took all of his adversities with uncommon grace.

Adeyemi added via his Instagram page that Odukoya was one of the kindest persons he knew and that he was an inspiration to him and many.

“What a loss for us on this side of eternity! We were shocked and saddened by the passing of Pastor Taiwo Odukoya. However, we look from God’s perspective and choose to see Christ leading the reception party for a General of the Faith. He was an amazing leader who inspired many into greatness. He faced adversity with unusual grace and was one of the kindest humans. His walk with God and love for others continue to inspire us greatly,” he wrote.

Commiserating with the family, Adeyemi said: “We pray for God’s deep comfort and strength for the Odukoya family, the leadership of The Fountain of Life Church, all members of the church, and all of us.”



Chukwuani Victoria is an entertainment and lifestyle journalist who's passionate about storytelling with years of experience in the industry. She holds a BSC in Biology and also obtained a postgraduate diploma in broadcast journalism at the Nigerian Institute of Journalism, Ogba, Lagos. She likes to read, research, hang out with her friends and play scrabbles.