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One Dead, Two Others Injured as Classroom Collapses on Students



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A student has been confirmed dead after a school building collapsed in Ogun State.

Muinat Ilebiyi, a student of Nazareth High School, Imeko, Ogun State, died after the structure collapsed on her and two others girls.

The incident was confirmed on Sunday by Hon. Samuel Sunday Ojoawo, Councillor of Imeko Ward.


The injured victims were rushed to a hospital for treatment, while the deceased was buried on Thursday according to Islamic rites.

Hon Sunday noted that the current administration had already ordered the demolition of building prior to it’s collapse.

“The incident is highly disheartening and pathetic. Three girls were involved in the incident, one dead and two injured. One of the injured two victims sustained very minor injuries. The other one was taken to the hospital. I went there and she’s responding to
treatment. She is better now,” Ojaowo said in a phone interview.


“The new administration in Imeko-Afon Local Government is trying to take necessary actions. My Executive Chairman has ordered that they should demolish the building. Necessary action has been taken by the new administration of our local government,” he added.

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