Evelyn Joshua, Wife of the late founder of Synagogue Church of All Nations, Temitope Balogun Joshua popularly known as T.B. Joshua, has recounted the final moments of her dear husband. Evelyn was quoted as saying: “He ended the race prayerfully. She revealed that he spent about three hours in prayers before the last service on the mountain and was looking very healthy. She said he never showed any sign of illness or worry and that his main concern was about the prayer line they offered to Indians against the COVID-19 pandemic. “Afterward, he came up to shower and she left him to have some time to prepare for service as worship had started. Few Minutes later, he stepped out for ministrations. While Ministering. He spoke about a time to come and a time to leave. “According to her, his statements were spiritual and suddenly, he left the stage and went to his inner chambers. She waited a few minutes and thereafter decided to check on him. And she met him sitting on the chair like someone reflecting but unconscious. She quickly beckoned on his disciples who came and tried to revive him to no avail. Of a truth, he went home to be with the Lord and left us with a message, watch and pray.”
The Federal Government has declared Wednesday 12th and Thursday 13th May 2021 as public holidays to commemorate this year’s Eid-il-Fitr celebration, Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Interior, Dr. Shuaib Belgore said. In a statement issued on Monday, Belgore on behalf of the Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola made the announcement in Abuja, urging the Muslim faithful to pray for peace, stability, and economic transformation in the country.
As Muslim Faithfuls across the world are preparing to celebrate Eid Al Fitr President Muhammadu Buhari, sends his best wishes to all Nigerians and Muslims. In a message signed by Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant, Media and Publicity to Mr. President on Twitter, President Buhari urges Nigerians to sustain all COVID-19 prevention measures even as the celebration gets underway. President Buhari says: “On this blessed occasion, I wish that the Eid festival brings with it peace, safety, security, brotherhood, and love amongst all.“Unity and solidarity among all citizens, Muslims, and Christians are imperative especially at a time when our country is faced with multiple challenges which are surmountable only when we come together as one.
Pope Francis during his Easter sermon today urged Catholics to keep hope alive described the covid-19 vaccine as an “essential tool” in ending the pandemic urging the authorities to consider the poor countries. Being the holiest holiday for the 1.3billion Catholics from across the globe as the coronavirus threatened the world, the pope dwells his massage on the vulnerable, the sick, the migrant, people with economic hardship, and those ravaged by war like Syria, Yemen, and Libya. Pope said, “The pandemic is still spreading, while the social and economic crisis remains severe, especially for the poor,” the 84-year-old Argentine said, speaking to a congregation of only around 100 people inside the vast St. Peter’s Basilica.