Breaking: Pastor Killed As Church Collapses in Benue

Breaking: Pastor Killed As Church Collapses in Benue

  • A pastor has met his untimely death following the collapse of a church building on Tuesday morning, October 3, in Makurdi, Benue state
  • According to reports, the Dunamis church building caved in in the wee hours of the day, leading to the death of the man of God
  • Whilst some members suffered serious injury, the state police command is yet to confirm the unfortunate incident

Makurdi, Benue state - A Dunamis church located at the Mission Ward North Bank in Makurdi, the Benue state capital, has collapsed.

A Dunamis Church in Makurdi, the Benue State capital
A pastor reportedly lost his life in the Benue church building collapse. Photo credit: Channels TV
Source: Twitter

Channels Television reported that the incident which occurred in the early hours of Tuesday, October 3, left a pastor dead as the building caved in.

How the Benue incident occurred

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According to sources, four individuals, including the pastor, were observing prayers at the church building before the incident happened.

The other three individuals escaped the wreckage.

Residential buildings and electricity infrastructure around the building were affected by the collapse.

Police react to building collapse

Meanwhile, the cause of the incident is yet unknown, but the police public relations officer for the Benue State Police Command, Anene Sewuese Catherine, revealed she was not aware of the development.

However, police operatives from the C Division, North Bank, are already on the ground as emergency officials are on their way to the scene of the collapsed building, Leadership report added.

Building with over 500 rooms collapses in Lagos reported earlier that a school-turned-residential building in the Ketu area of Lagos state partially collapsed.

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The building has over 500 rooms with hundreds of residents and is known as Agboye Estate on Oduntan Street, Ketu. gathered that the building first caved in on Saturday afternoon following hours of rainfall that greeted most parts of Lagos.

Flood traps Abuja residents in their houses

In another similar development, residents of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, were recently treated to hours of ceaseless rainfall.

Many people were trapped in their houses due to the endless rainfall, which resulted in floods in the Trade Moore area of Lugbe.

Nigerians have reacted to the flood, which appears to be an annual disaster in the Trade Moore area of Lugbe.


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