Breaking: Tension in Ebonyi as 5 Storey building collapses

Obinwannem News Breaking: Tension in Ebonyi as 5 Storey building collapses

An uncompleted 5-storey building located at Ngbabor, Presco campus of Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki has collapsed to the amazement of residents of the area.

According to reports confirmed by Obinwannem News no casualty has been recorded.

When Vanguard visited the scene of the incident at Presco campus, opposite prince Marice Hostel, sympathizers, including government officials were seen inspecting the colapsed building in order to ascertain the cause of the incident.

A Team of Police officers and Ebubeagu operatives were on the ground to cordon off the collapsed building to avoid any form of casualty. A member of the community, who didn’t want her name in print, said the building collapsed around 2:00 pm on Tuesday afternoon.

She further explained that the labourers working at the site ran away immediately after the building started vibrating and eventually collapsed. Vanguard gathered that one of the twin buildings was still standing while a part of it was what collapsed.

People from the area were warned by government officials not to go closer to the remaining uncompleted building for their own safety.

Lolo Ijeoma Njoku Obinwannem News Writer / June 8, 2022

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