Former Nigerian President, Dr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan on Sunday, expressed shock over the death of the founder of Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN), Prophet Temitope Balogun Joshua also known as TB Joshua.
DAILY POST had reported that the 57-year-old preacher died on Saturday night shortly after hosting a programme in his church.
In a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Ikechukwu Ezeformer, the former president described the deceased as a devout man of God.
He said the renowned Prophet, prior to his death, served God and humanity with passion noting that many Nigerians and people from other parts of the world have been blessed by his ministry.
Goodluck Jonathan condoled with members of the church, the family of the deceased and his followers across the world.
He asked God to grant them the fortitude to bear the loss.
He said, “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.
“I condole with his family, his church and millions of his followers across the world. May God grant them peace and strength to cope with this loss.”