Just some few hours after the death of SCOAN General overseer, Prophet TB Joshua died another man of God has been confirmed dead too.
Rev. Stephen Akinola, General overseer of Redemption Ministries in Rivers, Port Harcourt was pronounced dead at an undisclosed hospital in the early hours of Sunday, June 6, according to BBC Pidgin.
The cleric was said to have undergone a kidney transplant some months ago, though the cause of his death has not been confirmed yet.
It was also reported that members of his church on hearing the news of his departure rushed to the church headquarters in Port Harcourt to mourn his death.
Apostle Eugene Ogu, former Chairman of the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria(PFN) as well as former Chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria(CAN) in Rivers State, confirmed Akinola’s demise on Sunday.
According to him, he said “Yes, it is a very sad day for the Christian community. While we were still talking of Prophet TB Joshua, Akinola’s death happened.”
His demise comes just as Nigerians were mourning Prophet TB Joshua, General overseer of the Synagogue Church of All Nations who passed away on Saturday, June 5.