👤 Danjuma Aliyu, DENISAURUS News
On Friday a building located in Sogoye, along Bode, Molete area of Ibadan, Oyo State collapsed on itself.
It is the second major building collapse happening in the South West of Nigeria within a week. While the building in Ita Faaji, Lagos Island resulted in the loss of many lives, the Oyo State Government said there was “no fatality.”
According to Toye Arulogun, the State Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism: “upon hearing the news of the incident, the Governor set up a multi-agency rescue team which promptly swung into action, mobilising equipment, materials and personnel.
“The team was able to rescue the two victims trapped in the rubble of the collapsed building as three were initially rescued manually and no fatality was recorded in the rescue operation which ended 3.45am today.”