2 Feared Dead, 4 Sustain Injury As Church Collapses in Osun

2 Feared Dead, 4 Sustain Injury As Church Collapses in Osun

  • Two people have been sent to an early grave following a tragic event that happened in Osun state
  • It was reported that four site workers sustained injuries and two women died in a building collapse
  • The NSCDC spokesperson, Kehinde Adeleke, confirmed the development and shared further details on the sad incident

Two women have been reported killed, while four others were injured as a church building collapsed in Ikirun, the headquarters of Ifelodun local government area of Osun state.

Building collapse in Osun state, NSCDC
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Eyewitness give account of building collapse in Osun state

The Nation reported that the owner of the building was among the two people who died during the church collapse in the Eweta area of Ikirun, on Wednesday evening, October 12.

Speaking on the sad incident, a resident of the area identified as Dayo said four people, who were site workers, were trapped before some people in the neighbourhood rescued them from the debris and took them to the hospital, The Nigerian Tribune report added.

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NSCDC shares key details of church building collapse in Osun

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) spokesperson, Mrs. Kehinde Adeleke, confirmed the incident, saying:

“A storey building being used as a church collapsed on Wednesday at exactly 6:45pm. The building is under construction, as workers were working as at the time it collapsed.
“Two women died this morning; one of them is the owner of the building. Four persons, who were trapped under the debris, are receiving treatment in hospital. All of them are in critical condition.”

Pastor killed as church collapses in Benue

Earlier, Legit.ng reported that a Dunamis church located at the Mission Ward North Bank in Makurdi, the Benue state capital, collapsed.

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The incident, which occurred in the early hours of Tuesday, October 3, left a pastor dead as the building caved in.

According to sources, four individuals, including the pastor, were observing prayers at the church building before the incident happened.

Building with over 500 rooms collapses in Lagos

In another similar development, a school-turned-residential building in the Ketu area of Lagos state partially collapsed.

The building has over 500 rooms with hundreds of residents and is known as Agboye Estate on Oduntan Street, Ketu.

Legit.ng gathered that the building first caved in on Saturday afternoon following hours of rainfall that greeted most parts of Lagos.

Source: Legit.ng

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