Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello has mourned the demise of the Founder of The Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN) Prophet Temitope Balogun Joshua who died aged 57, as announced by the Church in the early hours of Sunday.
Governor Bello commiserated with the Church, the family and the body of Christ over his death which he noted that was in consonance with the will of unquestionable God.
This was contained in a Press Statement on Sunday by his Chief Press Secretary, Muhammed Onogwu
The Governor stated that the Clergyman lived a fulfilled life through service to God and humanity, serving the call of his creator and impacting numerous lives individually and through his ministry, the SCOAN.
He noted that although the pain of his unexpected demise was felt by many, particularly those whom his life directly impacted, the consolation was that his legacies would continue to surge on.
Governor Bello remarked that Pastor Joshua would be greatly missed for his audacious truth telling and his peaceful advocacies as well as great concern for humanity, especially widows, orphans and people living with disabilities
While the Governor prayed for God to comfort and strengthen the family, church and those greatly hurt by his death, he urged them not to derail for the footprints of the late clergy mostly his humanitarian endeavours.