Pastor Odukoya loses wife to cancer
The wife of Pastor Taiwo Odukoya of The Fountain Of Life Church, Nomthi Odukoya, has died, the church said on Tuesday.
Nomthi Odukoya died after battling cancer for two years.
“With deep regret and gratitude to God, I have to announce the passing of my wife, Pastor Nomthi Odukoya,” Pastor Odukoya said in a statement on his Instagram page.
“She battled cancer for the better part of 2 years, she stood on the Word of God, and she fought.
“We loved her with all our heart, but who are we to fight with the will of God.
“The truth is, at one point in our lives, we all will have to say goodbye. So for now, till we meet again in glory, Goodbye Pastor Nomthi.”
Pastor Odukoya’s first wife, Bimbo, died in air crash on December 10, 2005.
The Sosoliso Airlines Flight 1145 took off from Abuja at 2:08 pm en route Port Harcourt.
It crash-landed hours later at the Port Harcourt International before bursting into flames killing 103 of the 110 people on board.
Pastor Odukoya gót married to Nomthi, a South African, on January 5, 2010. Their marriage produced two sons.