- The leadership of the Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN) has said that TB Joshua's successor would be announced soon
- Gary Tonge spoke on behalf of the church to address the rumour making the rounds that Joshua'wife, Evelyn has been appointed to succeed her husband
- Tonge, however, reiterated that the appointment of the new general overseer of the church would be decided by the Holy Spirit
Ikotun, Lagos - Following the report that indicated that Evelyn, the wife of the founder of the Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN), Pastor TB Joshua, has been appointed to replace her late husband as the general overseer, the church has finally put the record straight.
Daily Sun reports that the church has said the successor of its late founder, Prophet Temitope Balogun Joshua, popularly known as TB Joshua has not been determined.
Reacting to questions from journalists, Gary Tonge, who spoke on behalf of the church, said an announcement would be made on who steps into the shoes of TB Joshua in due course, Daily Sun reports.
Holy Spirit will determine TB Joshua's successor
PM News also reports that he said finding his successor was not an administrative issue but a decision that would be taken through the leading of the Holy Spirit.
Tonge also assured that the founder’s philanthropic gesture for the less-privileged would be sustained by the church.
The spokesman said:
“His supernatural call home was met with an outpouring of millions of testimonies and tributes from 195 countries – representing every tribe, every tongue and every nation on the face of the earth.
"In Prophet TB Joshua’s own words, ‘The beauty of our achievement is when we longer live and our achievement is still there, continuing to linger on in the eyes and ears of children yet unborn."
SCOAN fixes date for Pastor TB Joshua's burial
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had previously reported that the remains of Pastor TB Joshua would be buried in the church premises on July 9, 2021.
It was reported that in a statement posted on TB Joshua Ministries Facebook page on Tuesday, June 29, the church said that the burial activities for the renowned cleric would hold from July 5 to July 11.
According to the report, a candlelight procession would be held on Monday, July 5 from 6 pm, saying that people are encouraged to get a candle as a symbol and connect with the programme in their homes to honour God’s servant.
Source: Legit Newspaper