The yesterday’s collapse of Reigners bible church international, uyo has been downplayed by the operative of the National Emergency Management Agency NEMA, we gathered.
While residents claim that there may have been several other death victims, The National Emergency Management Agency NEMA has said that only six persons died in Saturday church collapse in Uyo, Akwa Ibom state
According to Mr. Owokere a resident of Uyo, “I saw many died bodies been evacuated from the scene” stating that the figure of the casualties has been doctored as many lives were lost in the collapse.
According to the agency’s head of Media and Public Relations, Sani Datti in an updated statement issued Sunday in Abuja said after conducting a 360 degree search at the scene -both in and outside the church – about 115 persons were injured.
The agency added that no one is currently left under the rubble as those affected had since been evacuated.