The Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori has commiserated with the families of those who lost their lives in the collapsed building of the Okpanam branch of Salvation Ministries in the state capital, Asaba.

In a press statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Dennis Otu, the Speaker sympathised with those who lost loved ones in the incident and prayed God to comfort them and grant those who died eternal rest.

The Speaker said that ; “The incident of the collapsed church building in Asaba on Tuesday, January 11th, 2022 is a very sad one. I am using this medium to commiserate with those who lost their loved ones in the unfortunate incident, may God comfort them and give them the strength to bear the irreparable loss. May God Almighty grant the souls of those who died in the incident eternal rest”.

The Speaker who is also the National Deputy Chairman of the Conference of Speakers of state legislatures of Nigeria, commended the state governor, Senator Dr Ifeanyi Okowa for setting up a panel of inquiry surrounding the collapse of the building, describing it as timely.