Three-storey church building collapses in Eastern region; worshippers trapped (Video)

A three-storey church building belonging to the Church of Promise has collapsed at Akyem Batabi in the Eastern Region, trapping some worshippers.

One dies, three worshipers injured in church building collapse

According to a report by, at least one person has been killed while many others have been hospitalized.

The unfortunate incident happened on Tuesday, October 20, around 2:40pm.

Reports indicate that some members of the Church of Prosperity were resting in the building after holding a prayer session when the accident occured.


A joint rescue team made up of officials of the National Disaster Management Organization (NADMO), Ghana National Fire Service, Police, Ambulance Service have been at the scene at the Asene/Manso/Akroso District town to rescue the perishing.

While more than 30 persons escaped unhurt, many are feared trapped under the rubble of the three-storey building.

About 65 worshippers were in the building at the time of the collapse.


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