The demolition of church building by the Niger State Ministry of Lands and Housing is raising a lot of questions with the church accusing the government of unfairness.
The building, which belongs to Icons of Summit Glory Ministry, was demolished by the state Urban Development Board on Friday.
An investigation by The Nation revealed that underhand practices by officials of the Ministry of Lands and Housing are rampant making a number of people to lose their houses and structures to government demolition.
While some of the officials of the Ministry of Land claimed that the land is free, other top-ranking officials and the State Urban Development Board insisted that the demolished structure was on land allocated to the government and not free for individual use.
Speaking to The Nation about the demolition, the Senior Pastor of Icons of Summit Glory Ministry, Pastor Olamide Adeoye, said that the demolition was carried out while correspondences were ongoing…