E/R : Three dead as 4-storey church building collapses over 60 worshippers

Sad news reaching Adepanews.com has it that a 4-storey church at Akyem Batabi in the Asene Manso Akroso District of the Eastern Region has collapsed over 60 worshippers.

Reports have it that the congregants of the Church of Prosperity converged on the church premises on Tuesday, October 20, 2020 to pray their leader, Prophet Akoa Isaac who had been taken ill.

More than 30 of the congregants have been rescued from the rubble but some 20 others are feared trapped.

The disaster occurred around 2:30 pm on Tuesday, 20 October 2020.

First responders, including personnel from the Akim Oda Divisional Police Command, the Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS), Ambulance Service, and National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO) have been racing against time to rescue those trapped under the rubble.