Prez Akufo-Addo sends condolences to bereaved families of Akyem Batabi disaster

President Akufo-Addo has sent his condolences to the families of those who lost their lives at Akyem Batabi in the Eastern Region.

TheĀ  4-storey church building on Tuesday, October 20, 2020 collapsed over 60 worshippers who have converged to pray for their leader, Prophet Akoa Isaac who was in critical condition at the hospital.

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.

Rescue operations led by the National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO) since Tuesday have seen 18 dead bodies retrieved from the rubble as of Thursday, October 22.

 

President Akufo-Addo took to his Twitter handle to console the bereaved families, he tweeted;