Nigerian church collapse kills at least 60 worshippers – reports - The Guardian

Nigerian church collapse kills at least 60 worshippers – reports  The GuardianThe roof of a crowded church has collapsed onto worshippers in southern Nigeria on Saturday, killing at least 60 people, witnesses and an official said....

Nigerian church collapse kills at least 60 worshippers – reports - The Guardian
Nigerian church collapse kills at least 60 worshippers – reports  The Guardian

The roof of a crowded church has collapsed onto worshippers in southern Nigeria on Saturday, killing at least 60 people, witnesses and an official said. The Reigners Bible Church International in Uyo, capital of Akwa Ibom state, was still under construction and workers had been rushing to finish it in time for a ceremony on Saturday to ordain founder Akan Weeks as a bishop, congregants said. Hundreds of people, including Governor Udom Emmanuel, were inside when metal girders crashed onto worshippers and the corrugated iron roof caved in, they said. Emmanuel and Weeks, who preached that God ...