A two-storey Islamic school in Bukuru, Jos South Local Government Area of Plateau state, Sunday, reportedly collapsed leaving four persons dead and several others wounded.

According to reports, the Executive Secretary of the Plateau State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), Alhaji Alhassan Barde, who confirmed the incident, told newsmen on Sunday that those injured had been taken to the Plateau Specialist Hospital, Jos.

“We rushed to the scene when the matter was reported to us this evening and our efforts yielded fruits as we were able to minimize the number of casualties.
“The rescue process was handled by SEMA in collaboration with Red Cross officials, Civil Defense Corps, National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) and men of the Nigeria Security.”

Barde praised the various rescue teams for their commitment to service and added that it was a team work that really ensured that the situation did not get any worse than it already was.

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