Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Wednesday visited the family of the late Prophet TB Joshua of the Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN) in Ikotun area of the state.
The governor described the death of the clergyman as a big loss to his immediate family, the state, people of Ejigbo-Ikotun axis and members of his ministry around the world.
Commissioner for home affairs, Anofiu Elegushi, who represented the governor during the condolence visit, also presented a letter officially signed by the governor to the family and the church.
The governor expressed sympathy with the church and the immediate family of the prophet, saying that the state government was at the Synagogue to pray with the family.
“We are here to condole with your family and the church over the death of Prophet T. B. Joshua.
“We are here to show our sympathy and to also offer our own prayers for the family. That’s why we visited SCOAN today,” he said.
Receiving the delegation, the wife of the deceased, Evelyn, appreciated the state government for the visit, describing the death of her husband as an act of God.
Also among the delegation were the special adviser to the governor on civic engagement, Princess Adebowale, the presiding chaplain, Chapel of Christ The Light, Venerable Ezekiel Oluwadare, directors of the state’s ministry of home affairs, among other state officials.