Popular Hotel Collapses in Abakaliki

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An active wing of a popular hotel, Metro-View collapsed last night in Abakaliki, Nigeria.It was gathered that the building collapsed while activities within the hotel were still ongoing Although, no causality has been reported or buried under the debris of the collapsed building.

The collapsed section is located near the hall that is often used by customers for Church programmes, weddings, and other social activities. As at the time of this report, the Hotel management is yet to make an official statement concerning the collapsed building. Meanwhile, Ebonyi State Government has sealed off the premises of Metro View Hotel Abakaliki, according to report.

The Special Assistant, SA to Governor David Umahi on Abakaliki Capital territory, Chief Ejem told newsmen that the closure became necessary to avoid loss of lives and property as such action would enable thorough investigation in order to forestall future occurrences.


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