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Hotel Building Collapses In Ibadan, 7 People Injured

Posted by on September 8, 2022 0


It is estimated that seven people were hurt when a four-story hotel building in Ibadan that was still under construction collapsed on Thursday.
One of the newer banks is right next to the collapsed hotel building in Ibadan’s Awosika neighbourhood of Bodija.

According to a witness who spoke with NAN, the incident took place around 5:45 in the morning. when Muslims were coming back from their early morning prayers.

The witness said that rescue teams including people in the neighbourhood and passers-by have been able to rescue seven people who are currently receiving medical attention at the University College Hospital, Ibadan.

A combined team of the state Fire Service, Federal Road Safety Corps and other security agencies are currently on ground working hard to remove the debris in search of other survivors.

The police spokesman in Oyo State, Adewale Osifeso, confirmed the incident.

Mr Osifeso added that the site had since been cordoned off with adequate deployment of police personnel in the interest of public health and safety.

As of the time of filing this report, it was not clear whether the incident has claimed any life aside those that were critically injured.

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