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Many Feared Dead As 4-Storey Building Collapses In Abeokuta

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[caption id="attachment_8278" align="alignnone" width="680"]FILE PHOTO: collapsed uncompleted four-storey building in Onitsha[/caption]

Several people are feared dead, and many injured after a government building set to be used as a shopping complex, collapsed on Friday morning in Abeokuta, the capital of Ogun State.

The building was part of the ultra-modern shopping complex being built by the State government at the popular Itoku market.

It was learnt that officials of the Ogun State Fire Service have been mobilized to commence rescue operations while the State Governor, Ibikunle Amosun is on ground to coordinate the rescue effort.
Eyewitness reveal that part of the building came down around 8:30AM on Friday morning