Mrs Evelyn Joshua, wife of the late founder of the Synagogue Church of All Nations, Prophet Temitope Joshua, aka TB Joshua, says the death of her husband was an act of God.
The widow said this on Wednesday, June 9, when a delegate from the Lagos state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, led by the commissioner for home affairs, Prince Anofiu Elegushi, paid her a condolence visit in the Ikotun area of Lagos, The Punch reported.
TB Joshua died in Lagos on Saturday, June 5 at the age of 57.
Addressing the officials of the state government, the bereaved woman said her husband’s death did not come to her as a surprise.
“What happened was an act of God. There is time for everything, like my husband would say. That was the word I knew from him very well. This is the job he was known for. This is what he was living for. That is what he was going to die for.
“So, it didn’t come to me as a surprise. I wasn’t surprised when it happened. As we all know, he was in service that day. So, that’s it.”
The widow urged Governor Sanwo-Olu to participate actively in her husband’s burial, noting that details would be made public soon, The Nation also reported.
In his remarks, Elegushi said:
“We are here on the directive of the Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu to pay a condolence visit and offer prayers to the family of our beloved pastor and prophet TB Joshua.”
Legit earlier reported that the delegation presented a condolence letter signed by the governor to the family of the deceased.