Family members of Nigerian clergyman and televangelist, TB Joshua, says that they will make an announcement on preparations for his burial in due course.
SABC News correspondent Phil Ihaza gives more details:
Temitope Joshua, popularly called prophet TB Joshua, died on Saturday just a few days to his 58th birthday on June 12th.
His death was confirmed in a statement released by his church but no reason was given for the cause of his death.
He’s seen by many as a very influential and controversial preacher in Africa.
Prophet TB Joshua was last seen teaching at a church program on Saturday after which he passed on.
Tributes from celebrities, politicians and other clergymen have been pouring in from mainly Nigeria and South Africa where he has a huge number of followers.
Hundreds of residents and church members gathered at the church premises to mourn the death of Joshua, many still in shock and disbelief.