Late Prophet T.B Joshua of the Synagogue Church Of All Nations (SCOAN) may mean different things to different people.
However, there are some things people don’t know about the famous man of God.
T.B Joshua spent over 10months in his mother’s womb before he was born. He was born on June 12, 1963.
He used to work in a poultry farm when he first arrived in Lagos.
In 2009, T.B Joshua started a football club, “My People FC”. Two members of the team, Sani Emmanuel and Ogenyi Onazi played for Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets in the 2009 FIFA U-17 World Cup. Emmanuel was Nigeria’s top scorer and the tournament’s MVP. Emmanuel and Onazi signed professional contracts with SS Lazio while Onazi went on to become a key player for the Super Eagles.
T.B Joshua, following the 2010 Haiti earthquake, sent a team of medical personnel and humanitarian workers to the affected area, establishing a field hospital called ‘Clinique Emmanuel’.
T.B Joshua who is known for his philanthropic gesture sent support to nations such as Philippines, India and Ghana in the wake of varying natural disasters.
He funded the building and running of a school in Lahore, Pakistan named ‘Emmanuel School’. He also rebuilt a school in a rural area destroyed by the 2016 Ecuador earthquake, travelling to Ecuador for the opening of the school in June 2017.
T.B Joshua received the National Honour in 2008 as well as receiving a letter of appreciation from the United Nations.