A three-storey building, in the early hour on Monday, collapsed around Adabor Junction, in Ashi area of Ibadan, destroying goods worth millions of naira.
According to the Nation Newspaper, this is coming few weeks after an uncompleted five-storey hotel building adjacent one of the new generation banks at Awosika, Bodija, in Ibadan North Local Government Area of Oyo State, collapsed.
The building, according some residents, housed a pharmacy, supermarket and a church.
The residents said no live was lost as the security guard in the building, who was the only one on ground when the incident happened, was said to have escaped unhurt.
One of the residents, Sade Aderibigbe, said,: “We suddenly heard a loud shaking noise in the midnight, we were scared because we thought it was armed robbers.
“We rushed out to the scene, on getting there, we discovered that the building had sink and collapsed.”
Another resident, Tunde Abulesowo, said the land in which the building was erected was being used for cemetery before it was sold.
“When the land was sold, all corpses in the cemetery were exhumed before the building was erected, the building was built during former Governor Akala’s administration.
“The building has been giving a sign of cracking before it later came down, millions of goods and properties have been trapped in the rubbles.
“We are making efforts to savage the goods and prevent hoodlums from gaining access to it, so that they won’t cart the goods away, we have called the Police and NEMA, no live was lost and nobody was injured,” he added