Pastor David Yonggi Cho, a cofounder of the Yoido Full Gospel Church (Assemblies of God) in South Korea is dead.
The popular minister of the gospel died on Tuesday morning at the age of 85 after battling with complications from a stroke.
Prior to the emergence of Glory Dome in Abuja, owned by the Dunamis Church International Gospel Centre, Pastor Yonggi Cho had the highest church auditorium in the world.
Prophet Joshua Iginla who confirmed the death via a post on his verified Facebook page on Tuesday, referred to Younggi Cho, who was regarded as Godâ€™s General, as his spiritual father.
Iginla, who expressed sadness over the demise, described the deceased as a â€œgenerational icon, trailblazer, pathfinder and a man wrapped in the immortality of Godâ€