3 Killed As 4-Storey Building Collapse In Onitsha

Three people were reportedly killed on Wednesday in Onitsha, Anambra State, when a four- storey building still under construction collapsed after an early morning down pour.

collapsed_building_surulere_8The building situated at No 24 Obanye Street in Odoakpu area of Onitsha, near the city’s General Post Office collapsed at about 3:30pm.

According to report, the building is valued at over N40 million.

The alleged causality could not be confirmed as at press time but an eyewitness said nobody died as the workers have finished work for the day when the building came down.

He said workers were sighted in the building at about 8 o’clock in the morning.

A mechanic, Mr. Willy Chima, told correspondent that he once operated a workshop on the land before it was sold out for building construction.

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