Ghana Church Collapse Claims Scores Of Lives

According to reports, On Tuesday, the Church of Prosperity in the town of Akyem Batabi collapsed just after worshippers had concluded a prayer meeting.

The three- storey building collapsed, leaving scores of lives lost. Rescue officials said on Friday, as more bodies were pulled from the rubble.

“The deceased include 12 women and nine men,” the National Disaster Management Organisation said in a statement, up the toll from 17 dead on Thursday.

The causes of the accident were still unknown but the church’s founder, Prophet Isaac Ofori, popularly known as Akoa Isaac, was assisting police with its investigation.

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