Update: TB Joshua Family Meets Over Burial Date

Update: TB Joshua Family Meets Over Burial Date

Few days after the demise of the founder of the Synagogue Church of All Nations, Pastor Temitope Joshua, his family members on Tuesday gathered in Lagos State to plan his burial.



News Rain Nigeria recalls that TB Joshua died in Lagos on Sunday at the age of 57.

Speaking with Punch correspondent on the telephone on Tuesday, an uncle of the deceased, Alhaji Salisu Musa, said the burial date had not been decided by the family.

He said, “We (family members) have just arrived in Lagos; we are to hold a meeting to decide on the burial arrangement. As soon as we meet and decide, we shall let you know. “


Update: TB Joshua Family Meets Over Burial Date


Recall that the monarch of the hometown of the deceased, Arigidi Akoko in Akoko North Local Government Area of Ondo State, Oba Yisa Olanipekun, had appealed that the late SCOAN founder be buried in Arigidi Akoko.

Meanwhile, the monarch of Ibaram Akoko, Oba Olusegun Atibioke, has called on the Ondo State Government to consider immortalising the late cleric by naming an institution in the state after Joshua.

He also urged the Balogun family to bury the late pastor in his hometown.

Also, a source in Arigidi Akoko told one of our correspondents that residents of the community organised a procession round the town on Tuesday to honour the departed pastor.

“All markets and shops still remain shut, while town service buses were not on the road,” the source said.

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