Many people are currently in confused state following the sudden departure of three popular African pastors, who died within a space of 48 hours.
The demise of the three powerful preachers was announced to the general public within two days. Two died on Sunday, while one died on Saturday.
According to reports, one died while undergoing Kidney transplant in an undisclosed hospital, another died on his way to the hospital. The third cleric reportedly died shortly after a short attack which needed oxygen in the hospital.
On early hours of Sunday, June 6, the news was trending all over the world that one of the most powerful and respected preacher in Africa was dead. The sudden death of Pastor Temitope Babatunde, T.B. Joshua Of Synagogue Church Of All Nations (SCOAN) shocked many people all over the world. His death came unexpectedly and up till this moment of filing this report, some are still doubting his death.
The televangelist, TB Joshua, who was supposed to celebrate his 58th birthday anniversary on June 12 reportedly died on Saturday night after an evening church programme.
Joshua was the spiritual leader and founder of The Synagogue, Church of All Nations (SCOAN), a Christian church that runs the Emmanuel TV television station in Lagos state Nigeria. He was widely known all over the world as a preacher, helper, philanthropist and as a father.
Few hours after the Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN), confirmed the demise of Pastor T.B. Joshua, another news report came again, revealing that another powerful and popular Nigerian pastor was passed on. Rev. Stephen Akinola of Redemption Ministries reportedly died some hours after the death of T.B. Joshua of SCOAN.
The General oversear of Redemption Ministries, Worldwide, Rev. Stephen Akinola, according to reports, died while undergoing kidney transplant in an unnamed hospital.
As Africans were still in a mourning mood of the death of Pastor T.B. Joshua and Rev. Stephen Akinola, another bad news surfaced again that Senior Pastor Issa Turay of Faith Assembly was dead.
Daily Report Nigeria confirmed that the Sierra Leonean preacher, Issa Turay died on Sunday, 7 June.
Before he passed on, he was the acting Senior Pastor of The Faith Assembly of God Church, Brookfield Freetown.
We learnt that the pastor died in Freetown after a short attack requiring oxygen in an undisclosed hospital.