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Saturday, 14 May 2016
One confirmed dead in building collapse in Ogun
One of the workers at the site of the yet-to-be completed shopping mall
that partially collapsed in Itokun, Ogun state earlier today has been
confirmed dead. According to a press release from the state government,
site engineers had confirmed that a total of 16 workers were on duty at
the building site, which was still under construction as at the time of
the unfortunate incident on Friday morning.
Eight of the workers escaped unhurt. Out of the
remaining eight that were injured and quickly rushed to the hospital,
two have been discharged, five are still receiving treatment while one
was brought in dead.
After a 9-hour rescue operation led by the state governor, Ibikunle
Amosun, everyone has been accounted for