T.B. Joshua Collapsed Building: Engineers Get N10m Bail Each

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The case involving the tragedy that was the collapsed building that occurred on the 12th of September 2014 has moved ahead with Justice Lateef Lawal-Akapo of the Lagos High Court, Ikeja today granting two engineers involved in the construction of the building a bail of N10m each.

The parties involved; Engineer Faterigun Akinbela and Ogundeji along with their respective companies HardRock Construction Company Ltd and Jayden Trust services and Trustees of the Synagogue Church of all Nation, SCOAN are currently standing trial for manslaughter and criminal negligence over the collapsed building.

They had applied for bail and the court looked at the merits of the case to determine whether to grant it or not.

Justice Lawal-Akapo held that the defendants be granted bail on some conditions; The Engineers are to produce bail of N10 million each along with two sureties one of whom must be a civil servant at grade level 14.

The sureties to qualify must have property at GRA Lagos.

Justice Lawal-Akapo concluded by ordering that the defendants must deposit their international passport with the court until the end of their trial.

Famutimi Femi is a writer for theheraldng. He is also a lawyer by trade. His hobbies include reading and writing, he also loves Renaissance art.

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