One Dead As Building Collapses On Students In Kano School

An uncompleted building in the Boys Secondary School, Kaura Goje, in Nasarawa Local Government Area of Kano State has collapsed on students, leaving one dead and few others injured.

The building, which has been abandoned for over six years, collapsed during downpour in Kano last week.

The deceased, Mustapha Salisu, alongside other victims were rushed to hospital by the school management, but he was confirmed dead.

His mother, Binta Salisu, said she received the shocking news hours after he bid her farewell when he left home for school.

“He told me that he was going to school, but few hours later we, received the news that building had collapsed on him,” she said in tears.

However, an eye witness, Ibrahim Sarki, who assisted in rescuing other victims, said they had raised concerns over the bad condition of the building before it collapsed.

Efforts to reach the Kano State Secondary School Management Board (KSSMB) for comment on the matter were unsuccessful as the number of the board Public Relations Officer, Ibrahim Baba, was unreachable at the time of filing this report.