Four-storey building collapses in Abeokuta

By The Citizen

Part of the ultra-modern shopping complex being built by the Ogun State government at the popular Itoku market in Abeokuta, the state capital, has collapsed.

Unconfirmed reports have it that about ten people suspected to be workers in the building under construction are trapped in the rubbles.

Men and equipment of the Ogun State Fire Service have been mobilized to commence rescue operations while the State Governor, Ibikunle Amosun is on ground to coordinate the rescue effort.

According to an eyewitness account, part of the building came down around 8:30a.m on Friday.

The cause of the incident is yet unknown. – Channels