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Coroner wants Synagogue church’s contractors prosecuted

08 July 2015, 14:18

Lagos - The Lagos coroner, Magistrate O.A. Komolafe, has recommended that two structural engineers Oladele Ogundeji and Akinbela Fatiregun who built the collapsed six-storey building belonging to the Synagogue Church Of All Nations be prosecuted, Punch reports.

The coroner also indicted SCOAN of building without “possessing necessary permits,” asking that same to be investigated and prosecuted.

Hundreds of Synagogue Church of All Nation (SCOAN) members have besieged the church’s premises and the Ikeja High Court in anticipation of the verdict.

Also read: Court, church besieged on TB Joshua Judgement Day

The Lagos State Government set the inquest to ascertain the cause of the building collapse, identify the victims and how they died.

During the eight-month sitting of the inquest, several witnesses reported the six-story structure collapsed amid congestion.

Read more at Punch

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