A yet to be identified woman has unfortunately lost her life after a storey-building collapsed in Ibadan, Oyo State capital.

Reports gathered that the woman was trapped when the building collapsed at Onipasan area, behind Oluyoro Hospital, Ibadan.

The woman is said to be the wife of the owner of the building.

It was, however, gathered that authorities of Ibadan North East Local Government have taken an excavuator to the scene of the building collapse for rescue operation.

According to reorts, the rescue team evacuated the body of the deceased on Sunday, April 26, and she has since been buried.

Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) of the Oyo State Police Command, Olugbenga Fadeyi, confirmed the incident on Monday, April 27.

Fadeyi said,

“Yes, there was a building collapse yesterday. It is under Agugu area. The building collapsed and the woman died.

“It was the wife of the Alhaji that owns the house.”