Tragedy struck in Delta state, when a youth corps member slumped and died in a church in the state.
The youth corps member, identified as Excellent Okpako Akevwighome, slumped and died while leading a choir ministration in his church, Christ Gospel Church.
The church is located in Edjeketa community, Ethiope West Local Government Area, Delta State.
Akevwighome, a graduate of Delta State University, Anwai campus was said to slumped and died midway into the vigil while leading the choir.
According to an eye witness, when Akevwighom fell, he was thought to be under the influence of Holy Spirit, but after about 20 minutes and he was still on the floor, some of the choristers tried to help him up only to find out that he was dead.
The Pastor of the church, Pastor Peter Akpovwera, expressed shock at the incident, saying “the brother was a faithful worshipper but lost his life to the cold hand of death even in the church.”
His younger brother, Godday Akevwighome, said the victim was serving in Anambra state at the time of his untimely death.