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Photos: 3-Story Building Collapses 20 Minutes After Being Sealed Off In Umuahia

Jaelz 06/24/2020

3-Story Building Collapses 20 Minutes After Being Sealed Off In Umuahia (Photos)

Residents of No 88 Nkwere Street, Umuchu would have more than enough reasons to give thanks and give praises to God come Sunday, after a 3-storey building in which they were residing it collapsed to the ground from top down, just 20 minutes after being sealed by Umauhia Capital City Development Authority after the discovered faults and cracks in the building.

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The good news is that no live was actually lost in the incidence, as all occupants of the building, were all forced to evacuate the building 20 minutes after sealing it off for habitation purposes.

From the pictures, we could visibly jee a lot of cracks and structural defects present in the building.

Watch live video:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JmbwTw5Iliw

I think we need to pay more attention to building and structural defects to avoid situations like this, imagine if the authorities hadn't sealed off the building on time, the story would have been different by now. I guess this is a wake up call to all intending developers and prospective builders and agencies.

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