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Ag. Pres. Osinbajo visits scene of collapsed building

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo Friday evening visited the scene where a building collapsed in Jabi District of the FCT

One person died in the incident.

The four-storey building under construction collapsed at about 2 p.m. Friday.

He said rescue effort were on to save the lives of person who could be trapped inside the building and expressed satisfaction with the effort and prompt response of emergency, rescue operators and security agencies.

Ag Osinbajo twitted, “this evening, I visited the site of the building that collapsed in Abuja. My heart goes out to the family that lost someone today. There are no words to describe how you must be feeling. On behalf of this nation, please accept our sincere condolences.”

The Minister of the FCT, Malam Muhammad Bello, who was also at the scene said investigations would be carried out on the incident.

More than 15 workers were reported to have been in the building when it collapsed.

6 persons were said to have been rescued so far with one dead.

 

 

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