BREAKING: Tragedy Strikes as Building in Rivers Collapses, Casualties Recorded

BREAKING: Tragedy Strikes as Building in Rivers Collapses, Casualties Recorded

  • A building in Woji, on the outskirts of Port Harcourt, Rivers collapsed on Thursday, September 23
  • The tragic incident claimed the life of one of the workers who were in the building at the time it happened
  • Added to this, about two other persons were injured as a result of the collapse, which according to eyewitnesses, was caused by floods

The collapse of a building in Woji, on the outskirts of Port Harcourt, Rivers left at least one person dead and two others terribly injured on Thursday, September 23.

The victims were working on the structure when the tragedy occurred on Thursday, Punch reports.

Claims from eyewitnesses indicate that recent floods in the Rivers capital might have triggered the incident.

A collapsed building
The affected persons were working on the building when it collapsed
Source: UGC

However, a survivor admitted that the building had “integrity issues” such that at the time it collapsed, the workers were and that workers were carrying out some reinforcement work on it.

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Just in: 2 storey building collapses in Lagos as LASEMA speaks on fatalities

Meanwhile, a two-storey building located around the Oke Arin area of Idumota, Lagos Island went down on Tuesday, June 15, as confirmed by the management of Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA).

LASEMA revealed that the building which was undergoing supervised demolition collapsed in the night of Tuesday following a wave of turbulent wind.

The agency's director-general, Olufemi Damilola Oke-Osanyintolu, noted that there were no fatalities involved in the incident.

OkeOsanyintolu added that the structure is already under the oversight of the Lagos State Building Control Agency (LABSCA).

Nigerian man wows social media with amazing architectural design as he shares photos of building project

Earlier, a Nigerian man identified as Abu Hamid had got social media talking with some amazing photos of a building project he handled.

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The architectural design is unique and its beauty lit up social media. Many who admired the building took to the comment section of the post to commend the brain behind it. Abu has further proven that young Nigerians are creative people who turn ideas to reality.

He shared three photos on his Twitter page. One of them is the building process, the other is the end result, and the third picture is the design.

Reacting to the beautiful building project, @MengederF said:

"This is really amazing and nice architecture."

@j_snibs wrote:

"Amazing work Sir!"

Source: Legit

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