Nigeria church SCOAN to honor victims of collapsed building

The southwest Nigeria's Lagos-based Synagogue Church of All Nation (SCOAN) would hold a memorial service for victims of the September 2014 collapsed building that occurred in the Church, an official said on Saturday.

SCOAN collapse

Temitope Joshua, the church’s founder, said in a statement made available to Xinhua in Lagos that the memorial service would hold in Lagos and South Africa.

SCOAN collapse
SCOAN collapse
At least 116 people, including 84 South Africans, were killed when the six storey building belonging to the Church collapsed on Sept. 12, 2014.

Some delegates from the church in Nigeria would attend the memorial service in South Africa.
Joshua recalled that the coroner had passed its verdict calling for the prosecution of the contractors that handled the building of the collapsed structure.

He urged government to focus more on what led to the tragedy, adding that the building collapsed questioned the security consciousness of the government. Enditem


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