Members of the Fountain of Life Church, Ilupeju, Lagos, have gathered at the church for the commencement of late Pastor Taiwo Odukoya’s funeral rites.
The mournful exercise is said to be ongoing amid tears and heavy security presence around the area.
It was gathered that the rites started with a service of songs in honor of the late cleric on Friday.
The pastor died at the age of 67 in the United States of America, USA, on Monday in August.
Confirming his death on its official Facebook page, the church said: “The Fountain of Life Church Family, in total submission to the will of God almighty, announces the passing unto greater glory of our father, teacher, a great servant of the most high God, Pastor Daniel Taiwo Odukoya, Founding Pastor of The Fountain of Life Church, who passed unto glory on the 7th of August 2023 in the USA,” the message on the church’s Facebook page reads.
“We are in total submission to you LORD. We thank the Lord for the gift of a greater leader.”