Thursday, 15 June 2017

Four storey building collapses in Anambra, kills three



A four storey building under construction  in Okeani, Oko community has collapsed killing three people
.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the building is owned by an indigene of the community who is based in Europe.
A source told NAN that the incident occurred at about 2a.m Tuesday after heavy rainfall  in the area.

According to the source who pleaded anonymity, the deceased were construction workers who were fast asleep when the incident occured.
A neighbor told journalists that one of the survivors and student of the Oko polytechnic, simply identified as Samuel sustained fracture on his hand.

She said....
“When the building first showed sign of collapse on Sunday, Musa advised his co-workers to vacate the building, but some of them did not heed his advice,” she said.

Anambra State Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Red Cross Society, Prof Katchy, confirmed the incident and also said they were trying to get to the root cause of the collapsed building, and advised those constructing houses to always engage expert

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