Panic as storey building collapses in Asaba

Lagos building collapse
Building collapse in Lagos

A storey building along West-End, Asaba, Delta State capital has collapsed.

Report claims some persons were rushed to the hospital, as rescue efforts have intensified. It is yet clear the number of casualties as at the time of this report.

The building which is directly opposite the popular Emeka Ofor Plaza, near St. Patrick College, has a multi-million naira supermarket as its main tenant.

The state chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC) occupied the building until after the 2019 general elections.

After the APC moved out, it was renovated and remoulded for new tenants including the supermarket.

Unofficial sources said several bags of rice were off loaded into the top floor of the building earlier in the day but it could not be traced to the incident yet.

The bars and restaurants in the building were not affected.