Six Rescued, Two Trapped As Agencies Trade Blame Over Abuja Building Collapse

By Ibanga Isine

Two construction workers remained trapped Monday night under the rubbles of a building which collapsed at the Wupa District of Monday morning, witnesses and officials told PREMIUM TIMES.

Six other workers, who were inside the building before it went down were however rescued by a combined team of officials of the National Emergency Management Agency, the Federal Fire Service, the Nigeria Police and the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC).

Neighbours told PREMIUM TIMES that collapsed building is owned by a firm, Global Success Resources Limited. Multiple calls by this newspaper to officials of the company did not go through as at 9.10pm on Monday.