Two Killed, Others Injured As Church Collapses In Osun

Two people died while four others were critically injured when a church building collapsed in Ikirun, headquarters of Ifelodun Local Government Area of Osun State.

It was gathered the owner of the building was among the deceased.

According to The Nation report, the church was said to have collapsed at Eweta area of Ikirun around 6:45pm on Wednesday.

A resident of the area, Dayo, said that four people identified as site workers were also trapped before some in the neighbourhood rescued them from the debris.

Confirming the incident to the Publication, the Public Relations Officer of Nigeria Security Civil Defence Corps(NSCDC), Mrs Kehinde Adeleke, said:

“A storey building being used as church collapsed on Wednesday at exactly 6:45 PM. The building is still under construction as workers are still working as at the time the building collapsed.

“Two women died this morning, one them is the owner of the building. Four people who were trapped under the debris are receiving treatment in hospital. All of them are in critical condition.”

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