Two persons lost their lives in a building collapse in Ibolo, Oraifite in Ekwusigo Local Government Area of Anambra State.
The deceased were said to be working at the two storey facility when the incident occurred at the early hours of Friday.
“The Engineer in charge had instructed the workers to remove the second floor which was not properly constructed.
“It was in course of the removal that the building caved in,” a resident of the area said.
When our correspondent visited the scene, excarvator was at the site removing the debris to recover the dead bodies trapped under the building.
One body has been recovered while efforts are still on to exhume the other.