60 Persons Escape Death As Hotel Collapses In Ebonyi

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A popular hotel located close to Presco Campus of Ebonyi State University, Ebonyi State has suddenly collapsed on Thursday. Over 60 persons escaped death following the collapse.

A member of the hotel management, Chief Austine Orji , who spoke to journalists on behalf of the hotel said they had noticed a crack on some of the pillars holding the building and they immediately cordoned off the side of the building and started renovations, adding that it was in the process of the renovation that the building collapsed.

Orji said those who lodged in the hotel were outside the building for a seminar when the incident happened, stressing that no life was lost.

The governor of Ebonyi State, Chief David Umahi, through the Special Assistant (SA) on Capital Territory on Thursday has ordered for the immediate closure of the affected hotel.

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