3-storey building collapses in Onitsha

The commercial town of Onitsha on Wednesday witnessed yet another three-storey building collapsed at No. 22 Nkisi Aroli street , The Nations reports.

The collapsed building has been confirmed to belong to Chukwuma Njeka, and at the time of filling this report, no casualty was recorded, the cost of property loss has not yet been valued.

Also, the rear fence of the Onitsha custodial centre (formerly known as Onitsha prison) was reported to have he collapse Wednesday morning after heavy downpour.

According to the report, no casualty was recorded, neither has any inmate escaped.

Haruna Mohammed, the Police spokesperson, confirmed both incidents, said the scene of the collapse was cordoned off by the Police to prevent looters from taking advantage and also, to clear rubbles.

He said: “The Commissioner of Police, John Abang had ordered for immediate deployment of Police personnel to secure the area.”

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