No fewer than seven persons have been reportedly injured after the collapse of an uncompleted five-storey hotel building in Ibadan.
According to reprots, the incident happend early hours of Thursday, September 8, 2022.
The affected building was adjacent to one of the new generation banks at Awosika in Ibadan North Local Government Area of Oyo State.
A rescue team including people in the neighbourhood and passersby have been able to rescue seven people who are currently receiving medical attention at the University College Hospital, Ibadan.
An eyewitness account disclosed that the incident occured around 5:45 am when Muslim faithful were returning from early morning prayers.
He disclosed that the number of injured persons have risen to seven while the rescue team is battling hard to remove the debris in search of other survivors.
Also, a combined team of the State Fire Service, Federal Road Safety Commission and other security agencies have deployed to the scene to minimize casualty rates
As of the time of filing this report, whether the incident has claimed any life aside from those that were critically injured
This is the recent collapse of buildings that has been happening in Nigeria.
On September 4, 2022, no fewer than two persons died after a seven-story building under construction on Oba Idowu Oniru Street, Lagos, collapsed.
This development came days after no fewer than two children died after another building collapsed on Adeleye street, Ladilak in the Bariga area of Lagos.
Three adults were said to have sustained degrees of injuries and are in hospital receiving treatment.