Founder of The Synagogue, Church Of All Nations (SCOAN), Prophet Temitope Balogun Joshua (T.B Joshua) on Saturday, June 5, 2021, died shortly after concluding a programme at his church.
The Prophet, who called for fasting and prayers on June 12, died at age 57. Global Times gathered that the prophet would have clocked 58 on June 12.
Speaking to his congregations about his birthday which is usually celebrated in a big way, Joshua said it will not be easy for him to at this time celebrate the big day as usual. He noted that the nation’s current insecurity challenge is disturbing and that many people who would have wanted to come for his birthday are scared of Nigeria at this time.
The renowned clergy asked Nigerians and his lovers across the globe to fast and pray for Nigeria on June 12, 2021, as a way of celebrating his birthday.
He said: “As you know, I am a man of the people. So, the wound of one is the wound of all.
“As things stand, you may have realised it will not be easy for me to celebrate my birthday under the present circumstances,” adding that many who wanted to visit Nigeria for the occasion “are troubled by the situation all over the world.
“We see their fear and their worry. I feel their pain; I feel their worry so pray for Nigeria on June 12, 2021.
“Let us dedicate this day to prayer and fasting. Don’t forget the needy.”