Nigeria/June 14, 2019/Agency Reporter /No Comment/135 views /nigeria Scores escape death as storey building under construction collapses in Delta – Latest News – Tribune Onlineshare on:FacebookTwitter Google +Pinterest Tumblr Linked InEmailSend to Email Address:Your NameYour Email AddressEmail check failed, please try againCancelTwo siblings on Friday escape death as a two-storey building that was under construction, collapsed at Marine Quarters in Warri South Local Government Area of Delta State. The building collapsed few minutes past 1:00 p.m, also affected parts of two other near residential houses one of which the two siblings lived. The younger, a lady, who had rushed to call her brother who was asleep in the adjourning house in one of the two impacted houses, escaped death by the whiskers with his brother. Furthermore, no life was lost because scores of builders usually working on the building were said to be absent from the site due to heavy afternoon downpour. ALSO READ Alleged N6.3bn fraud: Our evidence against Jang based on hearsay - EFCC tells court - Daily Post NigeriaResidents of the area were seen thanking God that no lives were lost, just as a welder working on the site was seen evacuating his welding machine and other equipment. Chairman of Marine Quarters, Mr Olusegun Awodiyi, stated that residents in the area had earlier warned the owner of the building that the foundation and other parts of the building had defects due to substandard materials. ALSO READ Abuja DisCo to pay N300m for infractions, boy’s death | The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World NewsAwodiyi said rather than make use of standard materials, the owner of the building ignored all entreaties, claiming he was a qualified engineer. Awodiyi urged the Delta State Government to move into the area to carry out integrity test on another house purportedly belonging the said owner of the collapsed building to avoid impending tragedy in the area. Chairman of Warri South Local Government Area, Dr Michael Tidi, who was represented by his Vice, Chief (Mrs.) Divine Inovosa, thanked God for safety just as he attributed the building collapse to the usage of poor building materials. ALSO READ IG Orders Transfer Of Over 6,000 Policemen Out Of Lagos To Zamfara, OthersChief (Mrs.) Iniovosa, who advised Deltans to employ the services of an engineer before embarking on any building projects, disclosed that the council will invite the owner of the building, who was said to be on the run, to give reasons why the building collapsed. Leave A Comment Below Related Tags:nigeria share on: FacebookTwitter Google +Pinterest Tumblr Linked InEmailSend to Email Address:Your NameYour Email AddressEmail check failed, please try againCancel previous articleNigeria has more girls working as prostitutes in Dubai than any other country in the world-FFKnext articleVideo: 34 days after his arrest, Naira Marley regains freedomRelated PostsNigeria/June 24, 2019 /No Comment ‘Abba Kyari Must Go’ Protest Rocks Abuja [PHOTOS]Nigeria/June 24, 2019 /No Comment Why I’m Supporting Tinubu Now – Ex-PDP LawmakerPolice kill “Pencil”, notorious kidnap ring leader during gun battle | The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World NewsOlumba Olumba reveals major reason for killings in Nigeria – Daily Post NigeriaSouth-East Govs Reject Miyetti Allah’s Demand For Fulani Vigilante In Igboland27-year-old man commits suicide in Lagos – The Nation NewspaperPolice arrest land grabber with ammunition in Lagos | The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World NewsCourt remands three alleged internet fraudsters in EFCC custody#Widow’s day: Foundation embarks on awareness walk in AnambraEight Anti-Inflammatory Foods In Your Kitchen That Should Be In Your Diet Leave a Response Cancel reply CommentName Email Sign me up for the newsletter! Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.