The Senate sitting on earlier today, Tuesday, June 8, observed a minute silence to honor the founder of the late Prophet Temitope Balogun Joshua(TB Joshua) following his demise on Saturday, June 5th
The minute of silence was observed after the Deputy Leader of the Senate, Senator Ajayi Boroffice, moved the motion, after informing the senate-house about the sudden demise of the man of God. He mourned the death of the popular cleric while quoting order 43 of the Senate Standing Rules.
He further stated some attributes in which the cleric was known, describing him as an enthusiastic lead made er who contributed enormous contributions to the development of Ondo State in particular and Nigeria in general.
Boroffice however, requested that the Senate sends a delegation to condole with the Ondo State Government as well as the family of the late TB Joshua over the irremediable loss, he also called on the Federal Government to name a befitting monument to immortalize the late Pastor.
Reacting to this development, the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, sent a condolence message to the family of the deceased.
The Senate President in his statements said: “Let me condole the family of T. B. Joshua, and also say that our country and Nigerian leaders across all levels need prayers.
“We need God’s intervention while we continue to do our work and perform our functions and duties.
The Senate president, however, urged Nigerians to continually pray for the nation at large and our citizens, believing that God will help Nigeria overcome its numerous problems.