Collapsed church building: Why Akwa Ibom govt. is yet to pay outstanding N100m medical bills


Eket (Akwa Ibom) – The Akwa Ibom Government is yet to pay the outstanding N100 million medical bills accumulated by patients who received treatment in private hospitals after a church building collapsed in Uyo on Dec. 10, 2017.

Collapsed structure of Rune Reigners Bible Ministry, a new generation Church located on KM 1, Uyo.

The state’s Commissioner for Health, Dr Dominic Ukpong, said in Eket that the governor had paid N200 million in medical bills and was still trying to raise money to pay the outstanding N100 million.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) recalls that the incident, which claimed 30 lives, occurred during the bishopric enthronement of the founder of Reigners’ Bible Church, Apostle Akan Weeks.

The commissioner described the incident as unfortunate, adding, however, that nobody should blame the governor.

“A year ago there was an unfortunate…

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