Nollywood actress Ini Edo has taken to social media to reveal that she narrowly escaped a possible death experience following the tragic incident of loss of many lives at Reigners Bible Church building collapse in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State.
The once married Special Assistant on Tourism to Akwa Ibom State Governor, narrated how she missed her scheduled flight to Akwa Ibom state, for the church program only to learn hours later of the church collapse.
Ini said, the delay and postponement of her flight was her saving grace even though she was initially annoyed about the unreliable nature of some airlines cancelling flights at will.
Read her message on Instagram below;
“2 days ago, I was very bitter about the unreliable nature of some of our airlines cancelling flights without prior notice thereby hindering my plans to attend a church service ceremony held in Uyo.
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“Now out of determination, I took a flight to Calabar with the hope of being in Uyo just in time for the service since the journey between Calabar and Uyo was just about an hour.
“The journey ended up taking over 7 hours because of an unexplained traffic. No accident, good road no hitches just a headlock traffic. Whilst in the car, I started wondering why all my efforts to be at the service was being thwarted… then I got a call, that the entire church building had collapsed during the course of the service …. Once again, God had saved me..
“My heart goes out to the families of the departed..may the good Lord grant them the heart to bear the loss. Everyday we see is a blessing..it’s not because we are special or better..
“It’s the exceeding Grace of our Lord Jesus. I am so humbled and grateful to God for preserving me… Happy thanksgiving…..”
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