A six (6) story church building at Akyem Patabi in the eastern region collapsed yesterday afternoon killing eight people on the spot. Twenty eight people were very fortunate to run away when the incident happened.
As at the time of filing this report there were others who were still trapped under the building. The Ghana national fire service, as well as soldiers from Achiase were there as well as some bull dozers which was been use to pull some of the debris and pillars to be able to remove those trapped under the building. The Eastern Regional minister Hon. Kwaakye Daffuor was also at the scene to ascertain the situation at that time.
According to reports the church which belongs to Prophet Nakoa Isaac who has been sick for some time now. The church members from others branches organised 3 day fasting and prayers for him and the last day for the three day programme was the day the building collapsed.