August 18, 2022

Reporters’ Diary

Factual Reportage

Weeks of tributes for late Prophet TB Joshua

The leadership of the Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN) has sets today as All Day of Tribute in honour of the Founder, Prophet T.B Joshua who departed this world on June 5, 2021 at the age of 57 years.

Consequently, a 7-day series of activities were put in place in honour of the humble man of God.

Among the programmes are candlelight procession which took place yesterday at Church Mountain.

Today is the all night praise service while tomorrow is set aside for all night praise.

The lying is state service while the body will be laid to rest on Friday, 9th July to be followed by Thanksgiving Service on Sunday, 11th July 2021.

Meanwhile important dignitaries are pouring to SCOAN, to give him the last respect.

Among the early arrival at SCOAN are the Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yoruba Land, Iba Gani Adams and the former Minister of Aviation, Chief Fani- kayode.

The wife of the late Prophet, Mrs Pastor Evelyn Joshua described him as a courageous man of God who never give up in whatever he believe in.

She said Prophet Joshua groomed her to the level she is today. “I thank God for marrying him. He is a father who wants the best for his children.

She said several attempts were made to smear his reputation, but he remain resolute.

“He does not believe that anything is impossible. We will keep the fire burning, we will keep the hope alive. Im proud to be his wife.

She said she was not feeling bad concerning his death because he had already made it known to his family that the work of was his calling. “It is sad that I will not see you again and your children will not either.

In her own tribute, his daughter Sarah said she was proud of her father who sow a seed of hard work even as he ensured that all his children are well educated.

Sarah said: “I’m what I’m today because of you. Everything I know about God is because of you.