A total of 22 worshippers died on Saturday during an Easter vigil mass when their Church collapsed on them. An eye witness on Sunday in Makurdi said that the incident happened at an outpost of the Christ the King Parish Church Adamgbe, Vandeikya Local Government Area of Benue.
The witness added that the Church collapsed following a heavy rainstorm. Confirming the incident, the Police Public Relations Bishop did not pick phone calls made by correspondents.
But a security officer at the Bishop’s residence, Mr Aondover Nyamor, said he was aware of the incidence. Nyamor, who expressed regret over the disaster, added that it had caused pains to families of the dead members of the Church.