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One Killed, Others Injured As Warehouse Under Construction Collapses In Ibadan

The building collapse claimed the life of a teenager who was identified as one Bolaji Babalola.

One person have been killed while several others injured in a collapsed warehouse under construction in the Soka area of Ibadan on the Lagos-Ibadan expressway.

One Killed, Others Injured As Warehouse Under Construction Collapses In Ibadan

Warehouse Collapses In Ibadan

It was gathered that the tragic incident which happened on Friday night claimed the life of a teenager, Bolaji Babalola, and it also affected a mosque and other structures in the proximity.

The injured victims are receiving medical attention at an undisclosed hospital in the locality.

Nigerian Tribune quoted an eyewitness saying that the affected building had experienced a partial collapse in the past but expressed surprise that steps were not taken to prevent the repeat of its re-occurrence.

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It was submitted that the Friday incident would have been prevented if necessary steps had been taken.

They alleged that since the warehouse construction, they have never seen an engineer or monitoring officer from government agencies.

They further alleged that the owner of the collapsed warehouse was the one supervising the construction since its inception, thus, calling on the relevant government agencies to come to their aid to stop further reconstruction without a qualified engineer and government approval.

KanyiDaily had also reported how three people lost their lives during the collapse of a multiple sports complex under construction at the Stephen Keshi Stadium in Asaba, Delta State.

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