President Muhammadu Buhari has offered condolences to Pastor Taiwo Odukoya of the Fountain of Life Church, over the loss of his wife, Nomthi.
Buhari, in a condolence message signed by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, on Wednesday prayed God’s comfort and succour for Odukoya.
The President described the passage as “sad and quite touching.”
He asked Odukoya to bear the adversity with equanimity and be convinced that nothing could have happened without the knowledge and permission of Almighty God.
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Buhari prayed for strength for the bereaved family, asking God to give them the fortitude to bear the loss.
Taiwo Odukoya lost his wife, Pastor Nomthi Rosemary Odukoya to cancer.
A statement issued by the church had said Pastor Nomthi battled the deadly disease for two years.