Metro South African Children Sue TB Joshua, Synagogue Over Father’s Death



Two South Africans minors have sued the Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN), Prophet Temitope Joshua and others at the Lagos State High Court, Igbosere following the death of their father at the collapsed church guest house in 2014.

The applicants, Bulungu Malaika Wa Kalambaie, 3 and Nora Furah Wa Kalambaie, 6 are asking the court for an order directing Prophet Joshua to pay them the sum of R8,772,000 as cost and damages for the death of their father.

The claimants are suing through their mother, Amina Busseh Bashi, a citizen of Democratic Republic of Congo, through their counsel, Chief Bolaji Ayorinde (SAN).


They asked the court to order Prophet Joshua, Registered Trustees of SCOAN, Jadny Trust Limited, Hardrock Construction and Engineering Company, Oladele Ogundeji and Akinbela Fatiregun to pay the sum of R10,000,000 as damages for lost earnings suffered by them from the deceased person’s company due to the negligent acts of the church and pastor Joshua.

Besides, they sought the court for an order directing the defendants to pay the claimants the sum of N30 million being the legal cost and solicitors fee incurred by the claimants in prosecuting the case. ‎

Also sued are Lagos State Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice and Lagos State Ministry of Physical Planning and Urban Development.