popular cleric and General Superintendent of Redemption Ministries, Worldwide, Rev. Stephen Akinola has died.

The News of Akinola’s passing away was released just as Nigerians and the world were mourning the death of Prophet TB Joshua of the Synagogue Church of All Nations who died on Sunday

NEWS NAIJAgathered  Rev. Akinola was said to have undergone a kidney transplant some time ago although the cause of his death could not be known at the time of filing this report.

Many worshippers, including members of his congregation and residents, had rushed to the church which has its headquarters in Port Harcourt, the Rivers  State Capital to mourn the man of God.

Apostle Eugene Ogu, Former Chairman of the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria as well as former Chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria in Rivers State,  confirmed Akinola’s demise to our source on Sunday.

Ogu who is the founder and General Overseer of Abundant Life Ministries, Worldwide headquartered in Port Harcourt said Akinola has labored so much for the body of Christ.

He said “Yes, it is a very sad day for the Christian community. While we were still talking of Prophet TB Joshua, Akinola’s death happened.

“It is so sad. I pray that God comforts the entire body of Christ because Akinola laboured so much for the body of Christ.

“That his soul rests in peace and God condoles the body of Christ and his family,” Apostle Ogu stated.