A four-storey building has collapsed in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, leaving some people trapped inside the rubble.

The incident happened at Iman Street, off Aka Road, Uyo.

The building was supposed to be a six-storey building, but the contractors were on the fourth floor when it collapsed.

Residents of the area, who gathered around the scene of the collapsed structure, appeared unable to help the situation.

Some of them took to Facebook to post photos and video of the incident, appealing to the authorities to act quickly in order to save lives.

A woman, who has a fashion shop nearby, said her shop and other shops had been destroyed by the impact.

Another man, who has a wine shop nearby, said three people may have been trapped inside the rubble.

The State Fire Service arrived the scene around 7:50 p.m, but were unable to rescue those trapped.

It Would be Recalled That Many people were killed in Uyo in 2016 when a church building collapsed.

Credit: Cable

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