Part of the ultra-modern shopping complex being built by the Ogun State government at the popular Itoku market in Abeokuta, the state capital has collapsed today while still under construction killing at least 10 people.
The shopping mall is reportedly being constructed by the Ogun State Government.
Unconfirmed reports have it that about ten people suspected to be workers in the building under construction are trapped in the rubbles.
Men and equipment of the Ogun State Fire Service have been mobilized to commence rescue operations while the State Governor, Ibikunle Amosun is on ground to coordinate the rescue effort.
According to eyewitness account, part of the building came down around 8:30AM on Friday morning
The immediate cause of the incident is yet unknown.