In disbelief of information emanating from the Synagogue Church Of All Nations (SCOAN) on the founder, Pastor Temitope Joshua, popularly called T.B Joshua’s death, Nigerians and millions of worshippers globally claimed that the cleric could not have died, rather was sleeping to regain his energy after series of sermons conducted by the pastor.
The worshippers have further asked that the church release videos and possibly his last moment to ascertain that the cleric was truly dead, saying, our pastor, T.B Joshua, could not have died.
Describing the cleric as a special human, they stated that he could not have died in the manner that every other person that had passed away had gone considering his status, and were of the belief that the founder of the SCOAN could resurrect like many others.
While worshippers, who could not travel to Nigeria due to Coronavirus pandemic travel guidelines, took to social media to express their disbelief, hundreds of others in Nigeria have stormed the church headquarters to in disbelieves that the late pastor could not have died considering that it was less than a week to his 58th birthday.
During our correspondent’s visit to church on Sunday, shortly after a statement was released on his demise, hundreds of worshippers and residents trooped to Shonibare street in Ikotun axis of Lagos, where the church was located and demanded to gain entrance into the premises in other to ascertain that the news was fake.
On arrival, the worshippers and residents, who claimed to have benefitted from his philanthropist gesture, met stiff resistance from officers of the Nigerian Police, Lagos Command, who had cordoned off entrances to the church, preventing any service.
Following their inability to gain entrance into the church premises, the worshippers and residents occupied all entrances to the religious centre with facial expressions that portray their disbelief and the need to query his death as well as demand more evidence surrounding T.B Joshua’s demise.
The reactions came hours after the Church released a statement on Sunday that the cleric has passed away after completing a service at the SCOAN headquarters in Ikotun, Lagos State yesterday.
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