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Synagogue Collpase: Coroner demands lodgers’ list

17 October 2014, 16:31

Lagos - The coroner investigating the cause of the September 12 Synagogue guest house building collapse has demanded for the list of the people lodging in the building prior to collapse, Thisday reports.

The coroner, Magistrate Oyetade Komolafe, made the demand on Thursday during a visit to the site of the collapsed building in which about 115 people died while lodging in the guest house of the Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN).

He said said the list would be an important complement to the work of the pathologists in identifying the corpses.

Also read: Synagogue collapse: Coroner solicits SA's support for identification of victims

Magistrate Komolafe was accompanied by legal representatives of Synagogue Church, officials of the state government, Red Cross Society, Chief Medical Examiner, Professor John Obafunwa, Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) and journalists from international and local media.

Read more at Thisday


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