Three and not ten persons died in church collapse building - Delta police

The Delta state police command says contrary to earlier reports, three and not ten persons perished in the church building that collapsed in Okpanam, Oshimili North Local Government Area of Delta State on Tuesday, January 11.


The spokesperson of the state police command, DSP Bright Edafe, who made the clarification to newsmen, said the rescue operation is over.


According to him, 18 persons were rescued initially, four persons were discharged and 11 persons are still receiving treatment at the hospital. He added that three deaths have been recorded which includes two female children and one woman.