How my son died inside Ondo church ―Retired civil servant lament


How my son died inside Ondo church ―Retired civil servant lament

By Dayo Johnson & Ike Uchechukwu

A retired civil servant, Daniel Utobo, weekend, narrated how his son, Faith, died when a church building collapsed on him during a rainstorm that rendered over 400 people homeless in Akure, the Ondo State capital.

Property worth millions of Naira was reportedly destroyed in Calabar, the Cross River state capital, weekend, as heavy downpour wreaked havoc in major parts of the city.

Aside Faith who died during the less than 30-minute downpour in Akure, six other persons were critically injured in the rainstorm that wrecked havoc in Olu foam, Omoniyi Estate and Igoba areas of the State capital.

Speaking with vanguard, the father of the deceased said “my son went to the church for evening service when the rain started.

“He was inside the church when suddenly the church building collapsed during the rainstorm and he died as a result of the injury sustained.

An eyewitness said that “apart from the death, several houses were destroyed rendering…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper