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TB Joshua’s Family Meets Over His Burial

Speaking with our correspondent on the telephone on Tuesday, an uncle of the deceased, Alhaji Salisu Musa, said the burial date had not been decided by the family.

 TB Joshua

TB Joshua

About three days after the sad death of Pastor Temitope Joshua, the founder of the Synagogue Church of All Nations, his family members on Tuesday gathered in Lagos State to plan his burial, The PUNCH reports.

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

Speaking with our correspondent on the telephone on Tuesday, an uncle of the deceased, Alhaji Salisu Musa, said the burial date had not been decided by the family.

He said, “We (family members) have just arrived in Lagos; we are to hold a meeting to decide on the burial arrangement. As soon as we meet and decide, we shall let you know. “

Recall that the monarch of the hometown of the deceased, Arigidi Akoko in Akoko North Local Government Area of Ondo State, Oba Yisa Olanipekun, had appealed that the late SCOAN founder be buried in Arigidi Akoko.

Meanwhile, the monarch of Ibaram Akoko, Oba Olusegun Atibioke, has called on the Ondo State Government to consider immortalising the late cleric by naming an institution in the state after Joshua.

He also urged Balogun family to bury the late pastor in his hometown.

Also, a source in Arigidi Akoko told one of our correspondents that residents of the community organised a procession round the town on Tuesday to honour the departed pastor.

“All  markets and shops still remain shut, while town service buses were not on the road,” the source said.

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