Monday, 29 September 2014 14:47

Nigeria Union SA holds vigil for the victims of SCOAN tragedy

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Nigeria Unions_Vigil_2_2Nigerian Union South Africa (NUSA) on Friday 25th September 2014 held a Candle light vigil in honour of the 115 victims including 84 South Africans that died at the tragic collapse of the synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN) in Lagos Nigeria where they went for prayers at the popular Pastor TB Joshua's Church.

The Virgil/prayers service was facilitated by Nigerian Union South Africa and was attended by many Nigerians and South Africans from all walks of life that were united in the mourning for the deceased persons at the tragic incident. In attendance were leaders of various Nigerian and South African formations including leadership of Ohaneze Ndigbo South Africa, All Nigerian Nationals in the Diaspora(ANNID) United Nigerian Wives in South Africa (UNWISA) and representatives from the Nigerian Missions in South Africa.

According to the Union's information portal, it cancelled its 'Nigeria Independence Day Carnival' slated for 1st October 2014 in honour of the 115 persons who perished in the tragedy at Synagogue church of All Nations.

SANigerians.com spoke with the Union's Publicity Secretary Mr. Emeka Ezinteje who communicated the Union's Leadership’s call to all Nigerians in South Africa to honour the deceased people by doing everything positive within their capacities to foster better relations between the Nations of South Africa and Nigeria. He also communicated Nigerian Union South Africa President’s message ‘that the peoples of the both countries are united in grief for the unfortunate incident’ and extended condolences to the families of those affected.

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