Five storey building under construction in Onitsha collapses


A five storey building under construction in Onitsha has collapsed this morning.

Sources said the building collapsed on Wednesday morning at around 7:15am.

FIDES was unable to confirm the casualty rate, but a source who disclosed that the incident happened at at DMGS junction, close to the popular Dennis Memorial Grammar School did not have any casualty.

“I was going to work this morning when I saw it. The entire building came down in rubbles.

“I don’t think there were casualties in the building because work was not ongoing on the project this morning.

“The cause of the collapse has not been ascertained, but many bystanders who watched from across the road suspected that it may be as a result of use is substandard materials,” the source said.

By Ifeizu Joe

Ifeizu is a seasoned journalist and Managing Editor of TheRazor. He has wide knowledge of Anambra State and has reported the state objectively for over a decade.

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