School building collapses, kills one student
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School building collapses, kills one student



A classroom building of Nazareth High School, Imeko-Afon area of Ogun State has collapsed and killed one student.

Two other students were also injured in the building collapses, The PUNCH was told.

The Councillor of Imeko Ward, Samuel Ojoawo, confirmed the incident.

It was learnt that the building suddenly fell on the three students, killing one of them, Ilebiyi, on the spot, while the remaining two sustained injuries.

The injured students were taken to hospital for treatment, while the deceased was said to have been buried, according to Islamic rite


According to the councillor, one of the two survivors of the incident sustained minor injuries, while the other was responding to treatment at the hospital

He said, “The incident is highly disheartening and pathetic. Three girls were involved in the incident, one dead and two injured.

“One of the injured two victims sustained very minor injuries. The other one was taken to the hospital. I went there and she’s responding to treatment. She is better now.”

The Councillor explained that the current administration of the council had ordered the total demolition of the building involved.

When contacted, the Police Public Relations Officer in the state, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, said he had not been briefed.


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