A building in the Old Bank area of the Ifo Local Government Area of Ogun State is on Wednesday collapsed, a man identified as Seun escaped death after the collapse.
The stairs of the collapsed building fell on Seun, who was trapped for hours before the people who witnessed the scene rescued him. An eyewitness said that the building had been distressed for a long period before collapsing at about 5:20 p.m. on Wednesday. It was seen in a one-minute video residents were seen mobilizing resources to ensure the victim was rescued from the rubbles that trapped him. He was seen unconscious when the rescuers dragged him out of what looked like a channel in the video.
The Police Public Relations Officer, Omolola Odutola, confirmed the incidents on Thursday to PUNCH Metro in a WhatsApp chat, he said: “The victim is responding to treatment after being rushed to one Demark hospital. The entire place has been closed off. We have also contacted the Local Government Authority to seal off the affected area,”