Boy, 6, In Critical Condition After Adetsewui Church Building Collapses

A 6 year old boy,  Justice Kekeli Biedo, is in a critical condition after an uncompleted church building collapsed on him at Adetsewui in the Akatsi South Municipality of the Volta Region.

Justice was quickly rushed to the St. Anthony hospital in Dzodze after part of an  building collapsed on him and his brother.

His brother, Kingsley Biedo, 13, who is said to have sustained a fracture, is also responding to treatment.The building, has been identified as Divine Healing Church branch at Adetsewui in the Akatsi South Municipality of the Volta region.

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The collapsed church building

Mr Kennedy Biedo, father of both victims, who is also the Assembly member of the area, explained  that his sons, who are pupils of Akatsi Duawodome Basic school left Akatsi on Friday to visit their grandmother at Adetsewui when the disaster struck them.

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He said on Sunday February 21 at about 05:30 am, his sons together with their Aunt went to the Church premises to get it ready for service.He added that part of the building, which has no pillars, gave way and fell on his sons.

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However, the Akatsi South Municipal Office of the National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO) is yet to assess the situation for any possible action.

Source: GNA


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