A combined team effort by Plateau State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), the Nigerian Red Cross and the Nigerian Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC), recovered 12 Bodies from the collapsed residential building in Plateau State Capital, Jos.
The joint-team recovered 12 bodies from the collapsed building on Monday.
The team discovered six bodies on Tuesday Morning which includes the owner of the collapsed three-story building, Alhaji Kabiru Nalele, he’s popularly known as ‘Sariki’ (King) within the environ.
According to reports, the owner of the Building was on his regular routine visit to the apartment when the building collapsed killing him, his two wives and nine others.
We also gathered that the ground floor of the collapsed three-story building was used as shops, while the remaining two-storey was used as residential, and the ground floor had a pharmaceutical story which deals on the retail and wholesale sale of drugs.
The Director of the Search and Rescue, Mrs Junni Bala, said;
“The two-storey building located at Butcher Line, Dilimi in Jos North Local Government Area of Plateau State fell at about 6pm local time trapping many.
“Rescuers recovered four corpses on Monday night from the rubble before discovering six others on Tuesday. Four other people were critically injured in the disaster”