- According to the SCOAN’s statement the late cleric would be buried on the premises of his church in Lagos State.
LAGOS. – The Nigerian pastor and founder of the Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN), TB Joshua, will be buried on July 9.
Family sources say the televangelist, who died on June 5, will be buried in Ikotun, Lagos state, and will be succeeded by his wife Evelyn as SCOAN leader.
Initially, reports indicated the pastor was to be buried in his home town of Arigidi-Akoko, Ondo state, as demanded by the traditional ruler of the town.
However, it is reported that the pastor’s family and church elders intervened and decided the pastor will be buried in Lagos.
“Since they said the reason was spiritual, the family agreed with them,” a church source said.
According to the SCOAN’s statement the late cleric would be buried on the premises of his church in Lagos State.
However, the statement states that the Synagogue will hold a week long church service from July 5 to 11.
The church statement, “We know you are aware that our father in the Lord, Prophet TB Joshua, has been taken home to be with the Lord. We want to assure you that nothing will stop the work of God at The SCOAN from moving on. Prophet TB Joshua may be absent in the body but he is present in the spirit.
“We are currently preparing for the week-long service from Monday 5th to Sunday 11th July 2021 in honour of Prophet TB Joshua’s life and legacy. – Reuters ■