The Chief Inspector, Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria in Oyo State, Sam Adeleke, says no life lost in the building collapse in Ibadan.

Adeleke made this known at the scene of the incident, after a meeting some Landlords in the area.

A two-storey building, situated beside Kajola Mosque, Sogoye Bustop, along Idi Arere-Molete Road, Ibadan had collapsed on Friday.

The Chief Inspector, who is in charge of Engineering Regulation Monitoring of COREN, led officials of the National Emergency Management Agency and the Institute of Town Planners and Architecture, among others, to the scene.

He said the team would continue investigations into the cause of the incident; and promised to brief newsmen after its preliminary findings.

Meanwhile, Mudinat Oladejo, who witnessed the collapse of the building, said that eight persons, including bricklayers and a food vendor, were inside the building when it collapsed.

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