Following the current recognition of his contribution by Youtube, Northern group said, Prophet.T.B Joshua and his Emmanuel TV station has made Nigeria proud in their contributions to humanity worldwide.
A statement by Northern Stakeholders Forum, (NSF) made available to newsmen in Kaduna said the award is in recognition of the selfless and humanitarian activities of Prophet T.B Joshua and Emmanuel TV through preaching the word of God and helping the less privileged in the society.
The statement signed by Barrister Ibrahim Musa, stakeholders Chairman and Miss Grace John secretary called on the President Muhammadu Buhari led federal government to organized a special reception for the prophet for making the country proud.
The stakeholders also called on other pastors in the country to emulate pastor Joshua TB Joshua with a view to contributing their quota to the social economic development in the country.
According to them government should recognize the contributions of individuals like prophet TB Joshua and others like him who are making the country proud every day, adding that it will create the enabling environment for others to follow and making Nigeria a better place for all.
Part of the statement also said the letter accompanying the award quoted YouTube as commending Emmanuel TV for surrpassing the 100,000 subscribers on YouTube channel.
The Internet company also said”people who subscribe to Emmanuel TV were touched by what you (TB Joshua) do, they were touched, inspired, challenged, and entertained, you did this through hardwork. What you did cannot be taken away from you. So we will like to recognize your hard work with this award as a sign of our respect for you. We know you don’t do this for reward.”
Emmanuel TV has over 200 million views worldwide since inception and has become one of the most viewed Christian YouTube channels of all times, following, praying and listening to Prophet T.B Joshua on a daily basis.