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NEMA Responds to Building Collapse in Chanchaga LGA, Niger State

NEMA, Minna Operatiins Office responded to a building collapse incident that occurred on 17th May, 2024 at Sabon Gari Area, Chanchaga LGA, Niger State.

The incident occurred at about 3:30pm on Friday at Sabon Gari in one of the busiest commercial areas within the state capital. It was initially a residential building and was illegally converted to a one story building Warehouse. The warehouse became overloaded with beverages and collapsed.

Nine people were rescued with two critically injured and taken to the hospital while seven were unhurt. No loss of life was recorded as at the time of writing this report but

Rescue Operation is still on going.

All relevant stakeholders are present at the scene of the incidence. NEMA Search and Rescue Team, NSEMA, NPF, FFS, NSCDC ,DSS, Urban Development Board, NISEPA, Vigilante Group, Press amongst others.

18th May, 2024.

Abdulkadir Kezo Ibrahim IkonAllah

Assistant chief Information Officer New Media

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