One person has been confirmed dead in the two-storey building that collapsed in the North Industrial Area in Accra on Saturday.
The deceased’s name has only been given as Wisdom who was said to be a labourer working on the building prior to its collapse.
Earlier reports said Wisdom was trapped in the debris of the uncompleted two-storey building but Adom FM confirmed on Sunday morning that Wisdom was found dead.
The building was still under construction with up to 12 workers working on it when it collapsed.
Some of the workers who survived the collapse said that two of their colleagues sustained grave injuries and were rushed to the hospital.
A worker, Koku Akwartey, who was part of those working on the building before its collapse said they heard a cracking sound prior to the building caving in.
He said the missing worker who has now been identified as Widom left his phone on the with them on the building’s ground floor.
The workers have attributed the collapse of the building to weaknesses in pillars on one side of the building which they said had long shown signs of weakness.
Mayor of Accra, Mohammed Nii Adjei Sowah has since visited the collapsed site and has indicated that something was not done right.
He has, therefore, promised that investigations will be conducted and the right actions would be taken where necessary.