A Pastor with the House on the Rock (HOTR), Adeyinka Akinbami, has died of complication from the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
Reports indicate that his death was announced on Saturday by the Senior Pastor of HOTR, Paul Adefarasin.
In a post on his Twitter handle, Pastor Adefarasin said he had yet to come to terms with Akinbami’s death.
According to the senior pastor, COVID-19 is deadly and Nigerians should adhere to the COVID-19 protocols.
He wrote: “Yesterday, I received the rude and shocking news of someone deeply dear to me and all of the HOTR family. The passing of Pastor Yinka Akinbami has become most painful because if there truly were good men, he was certainly one. To my brother, sleep well till we meet to part no more
“Family, kindly allow me to solicit your intercession for his dear wife of over 30 years; Pastor Tolu, his children, his children-in-law, and grandchildren. We can only at best imagine how much pain they are feeling. We share the pain of his loss but they will feel it a lot more.
“It’s important to remind the community about the deadly nature of the Covid-19 and its mutant virus strains. Please do your part by following all the recommended precautions. That way, you are able to protect yourself and others who become proximal to you. God bless and keep us all.”