The incident which happened at the St. Paul Catholic Church Ugolo, Adagbrasa, in Okpe local government area of Delta State injured many worshipers in the process.
According to unconfirmed reports, the incident which happened during a mass service claimed one life too.
It is still not clear what led to the collapse but authorities say they are conducting investigations into the incident.
Meanwhile, the State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa has released a statement commiserating with the injured and the bereaved family.
“It is our prayer that the soul of the deceased will rest in peace, and that the injured will experience quick recovery. Our thoughts and prayers will continue to be with the people of Ugolo in Okpe Kingdom over this tragedy.”