Bishop Thomas Dexter Jakes, Popularly known as Bishop TD Jakes an American pastor, author, and filmmaker, was reported to have traced his roots back to African and to Nigeria precisely, where he has discovered that he is actually Igbo.
This was made known by Mrs. Ifeanyi Adefarasin wife of Pastor Paul Adefarasin the Senior Pastor of House on the Rock Church Lekki Lagos . She Posted this on her facebook wall saying :
Since tracing his roots back to the Igbo land in Nigeria, it was Bishop Thomas Dexter Jakes’ first time stepping on the Nigerian soil, with the knowledge that this is where he truly comes from.
“It was a special honour for me in particular, as a native sister, to present TD Jakes with a copy of Nigeria, Our Heritage…Our Commonwealth. Welcome home!
“Okeosisi – Umunne gi na asi gi nno.”