Twitter has been mourning the death of Nigerian pastor T.B. Joshua. He died in Lagos on Saturday, June 5 evening. He was 57 at the time of his death. Here’s a look at who he was and what happened to him.
The news of T.B. Joshua’s death came as a shock to many. Several people have been expressing their thoughts on Twitter and Instagram. As of now, no official statement has been released by the family. However, the news of his death was confirmed by several media outlets.
WHAT HAPPENED TO T.B. JOSHUA?
A cause of death has not been revealed so far. We will update the article once the family releases a statement. However, T.B. Joshua’s friend Femi Fani-Kayode shed some light on his death and confirmed the news.
He wrote: “The passing of my brother TB Joshua saddens me deeply. At 3.00 am this morning I was told by one of his daughters that this was fake news & I tweeted as much. Sadly I was misled. 5 minutes ago the same person called me & confirmed the story.”
Several people have been expressing their thoughts on T.B. Joshua’s death. Many shared their memories about him on Twitter. One user wrote: “T.B. Joshua !! What a Prophet! What a giver! I am so heartbroken, he touched so many lives. May you rest in the bosom of the Lord and Fly High wither the Angels.”
Another added: “The popular man of God, Prophet T.B Joshua has gone to be with the Lord. He was a good man who always wanted to lift a lot of people out of poverty. May God comfort the family. RIP.”
WHO WAS T.B. JOSHUA?
T.B. Joshua was the founder of The Synagogue, Church Of All Nations (SCOAN). He was a well-known Nigeria pastor who had a large following. As per his website, he was raised in poverty and managed to turn his life with his hard work and putting his faith in God.
Over the years, T.B. Joshua worked in different sectors. He dropped out of secondary school in his first year and decided to work on a poultry farm. Later, he decided to get back to his studies and attended evening classes. During this time, he also taught young children.
He ultimately decided to start a ministry with a mere eight members. With time, it grew and more people joined in. To date, T.B. Joshua is known for him humble behavior and his ability to view and treat everyone equally.
He has made several appearances on television and often used his social media to keep his followers updated about what he was doing. As of now, no official statement regarding his death has been released by his family.