Just in: NEMA gives update on Ibadan building collapse

Just in: NEMA gives update on Ibadan building collapse

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has given updates on the collapsed building in Ibadan, Oyo state capital, saying no casualties were recorded.

Channels TV reports that the emergency agency confirmed this in the early hours of Saturday, March 16.

Legit.ng gathers that eight men were said to have been in the three-storey building at the time of the collapse on Friday, March 15.

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Not fewer than six persons were initially rescued after frantic efforts by the emergency officials and residents in the area.

Later that evening, an excavator arrived, continuing searching through the rubbles.

The remaining two men were later rescued at about 1am on Saturday, March 15 and immediately taken to the University College Hospital, UCH Ibadan.

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The Ibadan building collapse happened barely 48 hours after a three-storey building collapsed in the Ita-Faji area of Lagos Island, killing at least 12 persons, including nine children.

The two-storey building which collapsed at Sogoye, along Bode area of the city, leaving many trapped.

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Source: Legit.ng

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