At least 60 persons escaped death last night after a wing of the popular Metro View Hotel collapsed in Abakaliki, Ebonyi state.
According to the manager of the hotel, Austine Orji, the management had noticed a crack on some of the pillars holding the building and immediately started renovations.
It was in the process of the renovation that the building collapsed last night.
Thankfully, no life was lost as those who lodged in the hotel was outside the building for a seminar when the incident happened.
Meanwhile, the Abakaliki Capital Territory Development Authority has sealed the 26 rooms hotel this Morning.