SCOAN confirms TB Joshua’s burial programme
The Nigerian pastor and founding father of the Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN), TB Joshua, can be buried on July 9.
Household sources say the televangelist, who died on June 5, can be buried at his church in Ikotun, Lagos state, and can be succeeded by his spouse Evelyn as SCOAN chief.
Initially, reviews indicated the pastor was to be buried in his residence city of Arigidi-Akoko, Ondo state, as demanded by the normal ruler of the city.
Nevertheless, it’s reported that the pastor’s household and church elders intervened and determined the pastor can be buried in Lagos.
“Since they mentioned the explanation was spiritual, the household agreed with them,” a church supply mentioned.
No succession plan
SCOAN elders have additionally met and chosen Evelyn as TB Joshua’s successor as there was no succession plan for the church.
“Somebody should take cost instantly and provides non secular course on the mode of service continuity. A lot non secular and monetary efforts went into constructing SCOAN and it can not simply waste away,” a prime aide mentioned.
“Not one of the pastors have been educated to succeed him. I might have recognized if any exists. For now, the spouse has taken cost.”
Evelyn, a senior SCOAN pastor, confirmed the funeral preparations when she obtained Lagos state governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu.
She mentioned her husband’s demise got here as a shock.
Evelyn was married to TB Joshua for 25 years and so they had three kids.
One in every of their kids, Sarah, is reported to have given beginning to a child boy on June 12, the day her late father would have celebrated his 58th birthday.