Eight persons were injured when a section of a multiple storey building currently under construction collapsed in Asaba, Delta State. The building, situated opposite ShopRite in the state capital, caved in at about 5p.m on Thursday, September 14, 2023, when workers were working on the site. Eyewitness accounts said people within the area heard a heavy sound following the collapse of the building. Eight persons sustained injuries and were rushed to the hospital by their colleagues, an eyewitness, Onyinye Okei said. The State Commissioner for Urban Renewal, Mr. Michael Anoka told reporters that the incident was as a result of building defects. The Ministry is still investigating. The government is already taking measures and as you can see, the compound has been sealed. After our investigation, we will come up with a report of what happened here today, he said. The post 8 injured as multiple storey building under construction collapses in Delta appeared first on Linda Ikeji Blog.