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Court grants Synagogue’s engineers N20m bail

03 May 2016, 20:01

Lagos - An Ikeja High Court has granted a N10m bail to the two engineers who supervised the construction of the collapsed six-storey guest house owned by the Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN).

Justice Lawal-Akapo, ruling on the bail applications initiated by the contractors through their lawyers, granted them bail in the sum of N10 million with two sureties in like sum.

Also read: Synagogue trustees, engineers arraigned for manslaughter

However, Justice Lawal-Akapo, said that one of the sureties must be a civil servant at grade level 14 in the Lagos State civil service.

In addition, the trial judge told the court that the second surety must provide evidence of tax payment for three years and must also swear to an affidavit of means.

He also ordered the contractors to submit their travel documents to the Chief Registrar of the Lagos High Court.

- News 24


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