Another Building Collapses In Ibadan

Not less than 3 days after Ita Faji building collapsed in Lagos Island another structure has collapsed in Sogoye area of Ibadan, Oyo State on Friday, March 15, 2019

Speaking on the incident, the Oyo State Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism, Toye Arulogun in a statement, said the government was able to achieve the evacuation of all victims from the collapsed building which was under construction as at the time of the incident.

The victim, who got involved in the incident, have been taken to the hospital while no death was recorded.

Upon hearing the news of the incident, the Governor set up a multi-agency rescue team which promptly swung into action, mobilising equipment, materials and personnel.

The team was able to rescue the two victims trapped in the rubble of the collapsed building as three were initially rescued manually and no fatality was recorded in the rescue operation which ended 3.45am today (Saturday).

Investigation into the incident will be carried out by the relevant agencies.”

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