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UDS Tamale City Campus Storey Building Collapses During Rainstorm, No Casualties Recorded

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On the night of Saturday, the 6-storey building under construction at the University for Development Studies (UDS) city campus in Tamale collapsed during a rainstorm. Fortunately, no casualties were recorded as there were no workers on site at the time of the incident.

The UDS city campus is responsible for running graduate programs and hosting the newly established School of Business and the Institute of Distance Education Center. The collapsed structure was expected to help alleviate the infrastructure deficit on campus.

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The scene has since been cordoned off to the public, and investigations are ongoing to determine the cause of the collapse. It is essential to ensure that construction standards and safety measures are adhered to, especially in areas prone to natural disasters like rainstorms.

For the most part, the incident serves as a reminder of the importance of adhering to construction standards and safety measures. As Ghana continues to grow and develop, there will undoubtedly be a need for more infrastructure to support its growing population and economy. However, this must not come at the expense of human life.

Construction companies and contractors must prioritize the safety of workers and the general public in their projects. Proper planning, adherence to building codes and regulations, and the use of quality materials are vital in ensuring that structures are safe and durable.

 

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