President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with the family and members of The Synagogue, Church of All Nations (SCOAN) on the passing of their father and founder, Pastor Temitope Balogun, popularly known as TB Joshua.
In a statement issued by Femi Adesina, the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity said, the President notes that the renowned televangelist will be missed by his followers all over the world not only for his spiritual contributions, but for touching many lives through philanthropic gestures.
President Buhari urges Pastor Joshua’s followers to take solace in the knowledge that life is not measured and defined by chronological longevity but by enduring legacies and lives touched positively.
He also consoles with the government and people of Ondo State and prays that God Almighty will accept the soul of the departed pastor.
On Saturday, 5th June, 2021, the Founder of the Synagogue, Church Of All Nations Prophet TB Joshua has been announced dead. This was contained in an official statement issued by the Church following the sad news on social media.
In announcing the death, the Church said, “Surely the Sovereign LORD does nothing without revealing his plan to his servants the prophets.” – Amos 3:7
According to the Church, 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.”
“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.”
The Synagogue, Church Of All Nations and Emmanuel TV Family appreciate your love, prayers and concern at this time and request a time of privacy for the family.
Here are Prophet TB Joshua’s last words: “Watch and pray.” One life for Christ is all we have; one life for Christ is so dear.