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Ini Edo Narrates How She Narrowly Missed Death In Akwa Ibom Church Building Collapse

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Nigerians were thrown into mourning when a church building in Akwa Ibom collapsed over the weekend, killing many people.

Nollywood actress and SA on Tourism to Akwa Ibom State Governor, Ini Edo has now revealed in an Instagram post that she was supposed to be at the church but missed her flight to Akwa Ibom state.

According to her, the airline she booked her ticket with cancelled flights without prior notice and she had been angry because it prevented her from attending the tragic service.

Ini Edo said she took another means to Calabar out of determination with hopes that she would make it in time. However the journey ended up taking over seven hours because of an unexplainable traffic.

She explained that she was still in the car when she began wondering why her efforts to reach her venue was being thwarted when she got a call that the entire church building had collapsed during service.

Ini Edo concluded by sympathizing with families of those who were affected in the tragedy and went on to reflect that everyday we see is a blessing. She also thanked God for sparing and preserving her.

The death toll in the church building collapse is currently estimated to be around 200.