By Bankole Ganiyat
A two-storey Islamic School collapsed in Bukuru, Jos South Local Government Area of Plateau, on Sunday. This led to the sudden death of four people, while several others sustained injury
The injured people were taken to the Plateau Specialist Hospital, Jos, immediately after the incident says by Alhaji Alhassan Barde, the Executive Secretary of the Plateau State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA).
He said “We rushed to the scene when the matter was reported to us this evening and our efforts yielded fruits as we were able to minimise the number of casualties,” he told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN).
He added ”the resue process was handled by SEMA in collaboration with NEMA, Red Cross officials and men of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps”.
He praised the various rescue teams for their commitment to the service for not letting the situation get worse than it was