Several workers escaped [email protected] when a 5-storey building under construction collapsed in Abakaliki, the Ebonyi state capital.
According to the source, about 2 p.m, The building located at Ngbabor, Presco campus of Ebonyi State University collapsed on Tuesday, June 7.
According to Chris Anyanwu, Spokesperson of the State Police Command, who confirmed the incident during an interview with journalists on Wednesday, June 8, he said “no casualty was recorded”
According to a member of the community, while speaking to journalists under the condition of anonymity, the labourers working at the site ran out when the building started vibrating and eventually collapsed.
Meanwhile, government officials have inspected the colapsed building in order to ascertain the cause of the incident.
Team of Police officers and Ebubeagu operatives were also on ground to cordon off the collapsed building to avoid any form of casualty
People from the area were warned by government officials not to go closer to the remaining uncompleted building for their own safety.