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building collapse at Okporo Road portharcourt Rivers state

NEMA Response Team led by Zonal Coordinator Adebiyi Babatunde Razaq, in collaboration with the Rivers State Ministry of Special Duties and the Rivers State Emergency Medical Services, responded to a building collapse at Okporo Road. The building, previously a bungalow, was being renovated into a two-storey structure when it collapsed. The incident occurred at 4:00 PM on July 2, 2024. Three people (two women and a two-year-old child) were rescued from the rubble after an intensive search. The NEMA team remained on-site until 10:13 AM the next day and later visited the injured at Dominion Life Hospital and Pristine Medical Consults.


Abdulkadir Kezo Ibrahim IkonAllah

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