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JUST IN: Wike Visits Scene of Abuja Building Collapse

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The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Nyesom Wike has visited the scene of a building collapse in the Garki District of Abuja.

POLITICS NIGERIA reports that two persons have been confirmed dead following the collapse, which occurred around 11:30 p.m. on Wednesday during a heavy downpour.

The Head of Public Affairs of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Nkechi Isa, confirmed the death toll and said 37 persons have been rescued from the building which served residential and commercial purposes.

The bodies of the deceased persons have been deposited in a morgue.

This publication learnt that rescue operations to pull more people out of the rubble are still ongoing

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