Banana Island, Ikoyi, Lagos, know that to get a piece of land there is
no child’s play.
where gangling televangelist and founder of House on The Rock Church,
Pastor Paul Adefarasin, has settled for to build a mouth-watering
retirement home. A sight for sore eyes, the massive mansion is sited on a
vast expanse of land. He can afford it after all.
over a church with branches across Nigeria and a multi billion
naira-worth cathedral in Lagos. Adefarasin, a University of Miami,
USA-trained architect reportedly supervises the construction of the
building personally as he does not trust anyone enough to do a good job
for him. The revelation of the house comes a few weeks after a branch of
his church in Abuja got burnt shortly after a mid-year thanksgiving.
the burnt Abuja church building, the smooth-talking cleric, had said:
“While some parts of the complex were damaged by the fire, the swift
co-ordinated response by many including the following: NEMA, the Federal
Fire Service (Abuja), NJI, NNPC, Julius Berger, the HOTR staff &
members, and several friends & well wishers of the house.
& contributed in no small way to the containment and eventual
extinguishing of the fire. We commend the professionalism of all the
first responders and thank them for the invaluable service they