TB Joshua was A Blessing To Humanity And A Pride To Ondo State – Gov Akeredolu

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Ondo Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu has mourned the demise of televangelist and overseer of The Synagogue, Church of All Nations, TB Joshua.

Joshua died in Lagos on Saturday at the age of 57.

In a statement issued on Sunday by the Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Mr Olabode Olatunde, the governor said Joshua was a great of the Sunshine whose ministry was noted for charity.

The statement read, “Undoubtedly, Pastor Joshua’s demise came as a rude shock. The pains are mere emotional flashes; they are indeed piercing. The Ondo-born pastor and televangelist was a philanthropist whose exit be sorely missed by many.

“Pastor Joshua was committed to giving and was more often inexorably imbued with calmness while lifting the downtrodden. As a televangelist, he did just win souls for Christ, he was passionate about changing lives.

“He demonstrated timelessly an alluring to humanity and compassion by assisting only his home local government, Akoko North West, but adjoining local in Akoko land benefitted from his large heart of benevolence.

“Of significant note too, Pastor Joshua never hesitated to assist in whatever manner the Ondo Government desired such. To us in Ondo , we consider this a personal loss. He was a pride to the Sunshine .

“Not only is hit hard; this is a great global knock as his Pastor TB Joshua’s ministry attracted immeasurable foreign followership. Christendom has lost a giant.

“The reality of the finality of death truly hurts the heart. But for TB Joshua, he had played his own part of the endless orchestra; he has departed. We must take solace in his good deeds while here. He is now a heaven’s gain. The have lost a committed giver. We shall continue to remember his contributions to the development of our state.”

The governor prayed God to grant the “ man of God an eternal rest in His bosom and comfort grieving , friends and associates.”