Former President, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan has expressed shock and sadness over the sudden death of the founder of the Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN), Prophet Temitope Balogun Joshua.
TB Joshua, as he was fondly known, died in Lagos on Sunday morning, a week to his 58th birthday, slated for June 12, 2021.
In a message of condolence to his family and the SCOAN congregation, Jonathan described him as a devout man of God, who was very committed to his calling, stressing that he served God and humanity with relentless passion.
The former President also prayed God to grant millions of his followers across the world the strength to cope with his exit.
“I am saddened to hear about the death of Prophet Temitope Balogun Joshua known as TB Joshua, the Spiritual Leader of Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN), at a young age of 57.
“TB Joshua was a devout man of God who served God and humanity with relentless passion. He was a man of sound doctrine, meek and faithful to his call and passion of reconciling men to God and offering hope to humanity.
“As a Christian leader, TB Joshua and his Ministry exemplified Christ in faith, love and charity; positively impacting the lives of many Nigerians, Africans and millions of people across the world”.
He condoled with the family of Joshua, his church and millions of his followers across the world and prayed God to grant them peace and strength to cope with this loss.