Five-storey hotel under construction collapses in Ibadan


 

A five-storey building under construction in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, has collapsed.

It was gathered that the building, which is said to be a hotel, caved in the early hours of Thursday.

The building is located at the Awosika area of Ibadan.

The area is within Ibadan North Local Government Area and close to the Oyo State Government secretariat.

Our correspondent learnt that no fever than seven persons were said to have been rescued from the rubble of the building.

It is unclear if there was any casualty at the time of writing this report.

Rescue teams, consisting men from the State Fire Service, Federal Road Safety Commission, and other security agencies, have been deployed to the scene.

The rescue teams are still searching for the workers who must have been trapped in the building.

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