The Death of the popular man of God Prophet TB Joshua is no longer a rumor as the church announces his demise.
The clergy died on Saturday, June 5, 2021, a week to his 58th birthday.
The church announced his death in a statement titled, ‘Prophet TB Joshua – June 12th 1963 to June 5th 2021’.
The major cause of his death was not known but the statement said the man of God spent his last moment on earth in the service of God.
“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
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“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,” the statement read.
Operatives of the Nigeria Police Force are on the ground to control traffic in Ikotun area as hundreds of mourners continue to gather at the church gate.
A member of the Church who identified himself as Kunle Biyi, described Joshua’s death as a blow to the community, adding that he wished to have died with the prophet.
He said, “Why will he die alone? He must go along with all of us. Ikotun is dead. Who will revive it? My prophet cannot go like this.”
Joshua, who is survived by children and a wife, hailed from Arigidi Akoko, in Ondo State.
He founded the Synagogue Church in 1987. The church which has its headquarters in Lagos State accommodates over 15,000 worshippers per gathering. The church currently has branches in Ghana, the United Kingdom, South Africa, and Greece.
Joshua is one of the richest and philanthropic pastors in Nigeria. He was estimated to worth over $15m in 2011, by Forbes.
The cleric remained controversial for several years for his inexplicable powers to heal all sorts of incurable diseases, including HIV/AIDS and cancer.