By Bolaji Ogundele, Abuja
The deceased Founder of The Synagogue, Church of All Nations (SCOAN), Prophet Temitope Balogun, also known as T.B. Joshua, would be missed for his spiritual and philanthropic contributions, President Muhammadu Buhari has noted.
Mourning the late spiritual leader, in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity Mr Femi Adesina, President Buhari admonished the international followers of the late man of God to take solace in the fact that life’s value is not measured by mere longevity but by the legacies left to the memory of the deceased.
The statement reads: “President Muhammadu Buhari commiserates with the family and members of The Synagogue, Church of All Nations (SCOAN) on the passing of their father and founder, Pastor Temitope Balogun, popularly known as TB Joshua.
“The President notes that the renowned televangelist will be missed by his followers all over the world not only for his spiritual contributions, but for touching many lives through philanthropic gestures.
“President Buhari urges Pastor Joshua’s followers to take solace in the knowledge that life is not measured and defined by chronological longevity but by enduring legacies and lives touched positively.
“He also condoles with the government and people of Ondo State and prays that God Almighty will accept the soul of the departed pastor”.