No fewer than six members of the Deeper Life Bible Church, located in the Iragbo community in Badagry, were injured on Sunday, sustaining serious injuries when the church’s building collapsed during a heavy storm while the service was in progress.
The rain, followed by a heavy storm, led to the church building’s collapse around 9:30 a.m.
One of the members of the church who was also a victim, Topohozin Tunde, said six members of the church sustained serious injuries.
“I also sustained a serious knee injury. But thank God no life was lost. Just around 9:30 this morning, during the church service, there was a heavy storm which hit the church building, and before we could know what was happening, the whole church building collapsed,” said Mr Tunde.
He added, “Some were able to escape, while about six of us sustained serious injuries. Those that were seriously injured were taken to the General Hospital in Badagry for proper attention.”
The Baale of Iragbo, Thoma Agodi, said he was inside his palace when a resident came to inform him that the church building had collapsed.
“We have to thank God that there is no fatality as a result of the collapse,” he said.