Former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode has confirmed the death of Temitope Balogun Joshua, founder of The Synagogue, Church Of All Nations (SCOAN).
Multiple reports on Saturday night suggested popular televangelist had died suddenly at the age 57.
But Fani- Kayode, a friend of the preacher who had earlier said the report of the Prophet’s death was fake news confirmed the death in a follow-up tweet.
The renowned gospel preacher known globally for his prophecies and healing of the sick as well as casting out of demons died at the age of 57.
The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Chieftain said TB Joshua’s daughter confirmed the death to him, adding that he is in pain.
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. @GazetteNGR was right & I am in pain.”
Also, Media Mogul, Dele Momodu tweeted, Good night my very dear friend and brother, Pastor Temitope, Balogun. Rest in Peace.”