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Church building collapse: investigation continues

18 September 2014, 16:29

Lagos - The Lagos State Government has described as illegal the addition of three more floors to the existing two-storey building of the collapsed guest house in the premises of the Synagogue Church of All Nations, (SCOAN), PM News reports.

The state government said investigation was still ongoing into the cause of the building collapse that has left over 80 people dead and several others injured.

Read: 5 things you didn't know about TB Joshua

Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Development in the state, Olutoyin Ayinde said the church would not be shut down until investigations were concluded.

The founder of the church, Temitope Joshua had alleged that an aircraft belonging to the Boko Haram sect hovered around the building before it collapsed.

Read more at PM News

* A previous headline on this story implied that Joshua had been indicted.


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