No fewer than five worshippers died following the
collapse of the St. Anthony Catholic Church Cathedral
in Oduma, Aninri Local Government Area of Enugu
An eyewitness told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN),
under anonymity on Sunday in Enugu, that the
incidence occurred between 8p.m and 9p.m Saturday
night following a downpour.
The eyewitness said that the worshippers were in a
prayer meeting when the incident occurred.
Confirming the incidence, the Police Public Relations
Officer for the police command in the state, Mr Ebere
Amarizu, said that the cause of the incidence was not
“Yes, I can confirm to you that five persons died
following the collapse of St. Anthony Catholic Church
at about 8 p.m, but we are yet to know the cause.
“It is not yet clear as to what brought about the
collapse of the building, but we have commenced full
investigations into the incidence,” Amarizu said. (NAN)