The church announced his death in a statement on Tuesday, staying the tragic incident happened in the United States on Monday.
“The Fountain of Life Church Family, in total submission to the will of God Almighty, announces the passing unto greater glory of our Father, our Teacher, a great servant of the Most High God Pastor Daniel Taiwo Odukoya, Founding Pastor of The Fountain of Life Church, who passed unto glory on the 7th of August 2023 in the USA.
“We are in total submission to you LORD!!! We thank the Lord for the gift of a great leader.”
Pastor Taiwo Odukoya had lost his wife, Bimbo Odukoya on December 10, 2005. She, along with 102 other people, died on the crashed Sosoliso Airlines Flight 1145.
On 5 January 2010, five years later, Taiwo Odukoya got married again to Rosemary Simangele Zulu from South Africa.
In November 2021, Pastor Odukoya lost his second wife to cancer. The pastor announced the death of his wife on 9 November, saying that the South African “battled cancer for the better part of two years.”