One die, others injured as school building collapses in Kano

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One die, others injured as school building collapses in Kano

One die, others injured as school building collapses in Kano

Story from Saleh INUWA, Kano

An uncompleted building in the Boys Secondary School, Kaura Goje, in Nasarawa Local Government Area of Kano State has collapsed, leaving one student dead and a few others injured.

According to reports, the building which has been abandoned for over six years collapsed during a downpour on Friday, August 5.

The deceased, Mustapha Salisu, alongside other victims were rushed to hospital by the school management where he was confirmed dead.

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His mother, Binta Salisu, said she received the shocking news hours after he bid her farewell when he left home for school.

“He told me that he was going to school, but a few hours later, we received the news that the building had collapsed on him”, she said in tears.

An eye witness, Ibrahim Sarki, who assisted in rescuing other victims, said they had raised concerns over the bad condition of the building before it collapsed.

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