The Secretariat of the church headed by the Secretary-General, Special Apostle Ademola Odetundun, confirmed his death, saying that the Spiritual Father died Sunday morning at about 10:00 am at the age of 103 in his Ilorin home, the Kwara state capital.
Special Apostle Odetundun said that the late spiritual father had his breakfast, almost dressing up to prepare for service, when he said that he wanted to rest for a while.
“He passed on peacefully, thereafter”, he said, adding that burial arrangements would be announced later.
It was also gathered that remains of the Spiritual Father had been taken to a mortuary in the state capital.
Baba Aladura, Dr. Prophet Samuel Adefila Abidoye was born on June 26 as a Prince at Omu Aran, Irepodun Local Government of Kwara State.
His father was Odetundun Abegunde, who was Oba Olomu of Omu Aran, which was in Ilorin Province at the time. His mother’s name was Tinuade Tinuola, daughter of Niniola, a princess of Oponda in the present Isin Local Government of Kwara State.