Following the tragedy that occurred on the Reigners Bible Church Int’l Inc, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, final Saturday, the Christian Association of Nigeria has suggested church buildings throughout the nation to not worship in uncompleted buildings.
Particularly, CAN urged church buildings to cease “the thought of holding worship service inside buildings underneath development to keep away from a repeat of the avoidable tragedy”.
The affiliation additionally challenged the Society of Engineers and different related organisations to stand up towards the development of buildings with substandard supplies throughout the nation.
A press release by the Common Secretary of CAN, Dr. Musa Asake, lamented the catastrophe and suggested each Christian to determine with the victims by means of prayers, items and condolence visits.
He mentioned, “We advise church buildings to discourage the concept of holding worship service inside buildings below development to keep away from a repeat of the avoidable tragedy. We name on the NSE and different related our bodies to verify the development of buildings with substandard supplies.
“Till extreme sanctions are meted out to those that are accountable, they could not have the ability to cease their satanic antics. We establish with the victims of the tragedy, we pray for his or her fast restoration as we’re asking God to console and luxury all of the bereaved. It is vitally unlucky that the satan struck when the entire world is preparing for the celebration of the beginning of the Saviour, Jesus Christ, who got here to destroy the work of the satan.
“We thank God that His Excellency, Governor Udom Emmanuel, narrowly escaped the tragedy and we welcome his immediate intervention when he mentioned the state authorities will maintain an inquiry to research if anybody compromised constructing requirements.”
Asake recalled the spate of collapsed buildings within the nation and known as on the related businesses to stem the tide.
“It’s no extra information that buildings usually collapse within the nation on account of contractors utilizing substandard supplies coupled with individuals constructing with out authorities approvals and thorough supervision by the related companies,” Asake stated.
Based on him, Christians everywhere in the world ought to be a part of “us in praying for the victims that survived the incident and the households of the bereaved.”
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