Saturday, March 16, 2019
Update On Ibadan Building Collapse
In a statement by the State Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism, Toye Arulogun, the government stated that the multi-agency rescue operation team set up by the Governor was able to achieve the evacuation of all victims from the collapsed building which was under construction as at the time of the incident.
He noted that the injured, who are in stable condition, have been taken to the hospital while no death was recorded.
The Government spokesperson further said that an investigation into the incident will be carried out by the relevant agencies while admonishing building construction practitioners to desist from cutting corners and using cheap materials.
Eyewitnesses had said the building, located in Sogoye, along Bode, Molete area of Ibadan, Oyo State, had collapsed suddenly while still under construction, with several people injured and others trapped underneath.