A labourer has been confirmed lifeless whereas many are feared trapped as a building underneath construction collapsed in Jalingo, Taraba state on Friday.
The building which is opposite Taraba State Polytechnic Jalingo gate, is claimed to belong to Taraba based businessman, Uche Obi.
In response to Nigerian Tribune, the building was on the first ground of development before the incident occurred whereas the labourers had been at work.
It was gathered that Mr Obi, who deals in building materials is presently going through a legal battle with the Standard organization of Nigeria on the high court in Jalingo over the alleged selling of substandard constructing materials.
Men of the Security and Civil Defence Corps and the police had been seen on the scene making an attempt to rescue the trapped labourers.
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