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The Committee set up to investigate the cause of the collapsed Akyem Batabi Church of Prosperity building has observed that, the 4-storey church building was constructed with an expired permit issued twenty years ago for a single storey church building.

The Committee set up by the Institution of Engineering and Technology Ghana also noted among its key findings that in the course of the construction, the church altered the building design to a 4-storey building with the Prophet’s residence on top, without fortifying the original foundation meant for a single storey church auditorium, or without consulting any building professional.

The church building collapsed on October 20 entrapping and killing twenty-two people.

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