A new building under construction in a hotel collapsed yesterday evening in Sapele area of Delta state while some men were working.

According to reports, the hotel identified as Crystal choice, which belongs to Hon. Jonathan Okpako Amitaye, Commissioner representing Sapele, Okpe and Ethiope West in the Board of Delta State, collapsed due to shallow foundation.

There was no casualty recorded in the incident.

Management of the hotel have sealed off the premises to prevent people from entering the hotel.

The building was at the first floor before it collapsed.

Efforts to reach the Amitaye proved abortive as his phone was switched off.

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