By Ben Nsemo
Tragedy has befallen a popular church in the North Central Zone of Nigeria following the collapse of the building.
THE PARADISE NEWS gathered that the church, Dunamis Church Nigeria, located at Mission Ward in the NorthBank area of Markurdi, Benue State capital, collapsed in the early hours of Tuesday, October 3, 2023.
The pastor of the church, Pastor Emmanuel died following the incident.
Confirming the incident on Tuesday to newsmen, Sewuese Anene, Police spokesperson in Benue State, said the incident occurred at about 2.00 a.m.
Anene noted further that the pastor, identified as Emmanuel gave up the ghost while receiving treatment at the Benue State Teaching Hospital.
“The incident occurred this afternoon. It was at about 2:00 a.m. this morning.
“Yes, it is confirmed. We have a report of a building collapse at the location, we have his name as Pastor Emmanuel.
“He died while he was being treated at the Benue State Teaching Hospital. The cause of the collapse is yet to be ascertained,” the Police spokesperson said.