3 persons narrowly escaped as partially demolished building collapsed in Kano
It was a narrow escape for some persons suspected to be looters stealing rods and other building materials from the demolished Daula Hotel in Kano State are currently trapped under the rubble.
The facility is among public building pulled down on the orders of Governor Abba Kabir Yusuf, who has vowed to reclaim government properties “illegally sold out”.
It was gathered that one person among the suspects lost his life while three others were rescued, but several others yet to be accounted for.
According to eyewitnesses, the incident happened around 2:30pm when the looters were scouting for iron rods from the rubble of the demolished building.
The Public Relations Officer, Kano State Fire Service, Saminu Yusif who spoke to our reporter at the scene of the incident, said his team had so far rescued three persons.
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