The Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN) has reacted to the fire outbreak which occurred on the evening of Wednesday, 27th April 2022, at the old site of the church located at Agodo, Egbe; about two kilometres from SCOAN headquarters cathedral, pointing out that there is no need for panic and unnecessary speculations.
According to the church, the fire outbreak was from a general-purpose store at the old site and has been successfully put out through the efforts of the ministry’s emergency response team, with no injuries whatsoever and no lives lost.
“Currently, the cause of the fire is unknown. To this end, we wish to assure our esteemed members, partners and friends of the ministry that we are on top of the situation. There is no need for panic and unnecessary speculation.
“As sons and daughters of love, we shall continually uphold the assurances of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, who has conquered the world for our sakes”, said a statement titled: “Fire Outbreak At Synagogue Church Of All Nations (SCOAN) Old Site: We Are On Top Of The Situation”.
While urging all to disregard what it described as “alarmist news aimed at creating panic amongst the church members in particular and the general public”, the church maintained that: “We are no longer slaves to fear. We are children of God”.
A section of SCOAN, a church founded by the late Temitope Balogun Joshua (popularly known as TB Joshua was reportedly gutted by fire. Prophet Joshua died on 5th June 2021 and was buried on the premises of the church. The recent fire outbreak was reported to have affected his final resting place.