Osinbajo mourns Pastor Odukoya, says ‘we are devastated’

Former Vice President of Nigeria, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, has mourned the death of the founder of Fountain of Life Church, Pastor Taiwo Odukoya.

Osinbajo, in a statement shared on X formerly known as Twitter on Thursday said Odukoya’s death was devastating.

He wrote: “Dolly, I and our children are devastated by the news of the passing of our dear friend and brother, Pastor Taiwo. Our hearts and prayers are with Tolu, Jimi, Tobi, Timilehin and Jomiloju.

“We will miss the firmness of his faith in the most difficult times, the soundness of his exposition of the scriptures, his fidelity to the true gospel of Jesus Christ, his childlike love of God translated so easily to worship, his transparency, his servant leadership, the affection and the love he showed so easily, his honesty, forthrightness, and humility at all times.

“He inspired a whole generation of (then) very young men and women, many of whom are now grandparents and still in Christ and will by His grace be until we meet him again at the resurrection. Amen.”

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Pastor Odukoya died on Monday, August 7, in the United States of America. His death was disclosed via the official Facebook page of the church.

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