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PHOTOS: One dead, four injured as building collapses in Ekiti

A storey building in Igede, within the Ifelodun/Irepodun local government area of Ekiti state has collapsed.

The collapsed building led to the loss of a 13-year-old girl’s life leaving four injured.

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) revealed this in a post on its X handle on Wednesday, October 1.

NEMA disclosed that after inspecting the scene it was noted that the building was a mud house under the disguise of cement.

The statement reads: “A storey building in Igede town collapsed on Tuesday 31st October 2023 The house which was occupied by the family of Mr Lanre Olagunju was noticed to be a mud house which was later cemented.

“As at the time of the incident, Mr Olagunju and his family were in the house, a 13-year-old girl named Ifeoluwa died as a result of the incident while Mr Lanre, his wife and two other children are currently at the General Adebayo Hospital, Iyin-Ekiti receiving treatment while the body of late Miss Ifeoluwa had been deposited at the mortuary.

“The house and 4 adjourning buildings are noted to be dilapidated and would have to be demolished to avert future collapse.”

Source: X | nemanigeria

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