The remains of the General Overseer and Founder of Victorious Army Ministries, Acme road, Ogba, Lagos, Apostle Joseph Dominic Agboli, who died at the age of 58 would be committed to mother earth on Saturday November 27 2021.
This was made known to reporters on Thursday September 16th at a press briefing by some leaders of the ministry.
It was revealed that there would be service of songs and praise night on Friday November 26, while thanksgiving service would hold on Sunday November 28.
“We have agreed to carry out the Christian burial ceremony of our Father in the Lord, Apostle Joseph Agboli on the premises of the our church,” said, Deacon Patrick Idiake, while reeling out the program of event at the briefing.
Deacon Patrick also cleared the air on the rumour that the cleric died of COVID-19 complications.
“There are some ailments you don’t hide, but for the record, he had nothing like COVID-19, he just went to meet with the Lord,” he said.
Deacon Patrick enjoined everyone to join Victorious Army Ministries International in praying to God Almighty to grant everyone that would be at the event good health, and journey mercies.
Responding to a question on why the burial was being delayed till November, Deacon John Ekpakpale, said that this was because the church is international, saying that members would be coming from various branches, and that the children of the deceased reside abroad.
“Therefore, we plan to carry everybody along so that we will give our late founder a befitting burial.
“Moreover, for anybody to travel, you know the protocol such person would go through, either when you are going out of the country or coming in.
“This is the reason we decided to put it at the time that would be convenient for everybody.
“Victorious Ministries is an organized organization, the death of our father in the lord would not bring crisis or rancour. I want to let you know that there’s Holy spirit who has always been in control of everything in the church,” he said.
Apostle Joseph Agboli, who died on August 25, 2021 was born in 1963.
Agboli, a university graduate, was known to be a dedicated Christian and his love for God made him to be a committed born again and Christian student union leader that attracted the anointing of God upon his life while he was in secondary and tertiary institutions. He is survived by a wife and five children
He accepted the calling of the gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ as a senior pastor and founder of the popular Victorious Army Ministries International in 1995.
Agboyi was born on November 29, 1963, he hailed from Ogwashi-Uku, Delta State. His ministry, since taking off in Ikeja, Lagos, had been thriving, until this sad story which has plunged the Christendom into deep mourning.
He was married to Blessing, he founded his church in 1995, after pulling out of Pastor Patrick Anwuzia’s Zoe Ministries.
Among men of God who were at the briefing includes, Deacon Olarenwaju Joshua, Elder Alex Okereke, Elder Emeka Beke and Deacon John Ekpakpale.