Men of the Nigerian Army have cordoned off the headquarters of the Synagogue, Church of All Nations in Ikotun-Egbe, Lagos State, and prevented folks from stepping into.
This adopted the demise of the church’s founder, Temitope Joshua, higher often called Prophet TB Joshua.
Joshua throughout his lifetime mentioned he obtained a ‘divine anointing’ and a covenant from God to start out the ministry in 1987.
He died on Saturday, June 5, 2021 after a night service in church. He was aged 57.
The reason behind his demise was not instantly disclosed, however sources advised Saharareporters he fell unwell two days in the past.
His physique is believed to have been deposited at General Hospital in Isolo, Lagos.
SaharaReporters gathered that journalists who visited the church on Sunday had been attacked by troopers.
SaharaReporters reporter learnt that at the beginning, troopers prevented journalists from getting into the church premises however later when NTA (Nigerian Television Authority) reporters got here, different journalists adopted them and had been capable of achieve entrance into the church premises.
Our correspondent learnt tha the church employees later bought indignant, after which troopers began manhandling journalists.
Some journalists had been thrown out by means of the again gate, our correspondent noticed.
Journalists had been additionally prevented from taking footage inside the church premises, it was additionally learnt.
Two officers of the church who addressed journalists solely spoke on situation of anonymity.
They confirmed his demise however urged the journalists to respect the church and the household of TB Joshua as they mourn their non secular chief.
They promised that the church will launch an announcement later.