Five injured as one-storey building collapses in Asaba

Five injured as one-storey building collapses in Asaba Five injured as one-storey building collapses in Asaba

A storey-building housing Jummy superstore on Thursday collapsed in Asaba, Delta State capital.

Eyewitness account says some people who were in the building when it caved in sustained various degree on injuries and have been taken to the hospital for treatment.

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It was learnt the building fell as a result new bags of rice that were supplied to the supermarket which were loaded on the first floor.

The Secretary to the State Government, Mr Patrick Ukah, on Friday morning was on the site to see the level of damage caused by the collapse.

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Ukah said the injured victims are currently receiving treatment at a nearby hospital. He, however, dismissed speculations of what may have caused the collapse, calling for calm and patience until investigations are over.

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