NEWS reaching us says an elderly woman died after a building in the Ondo State capital partially collapsed.

NEWSNAIJA learned the event took place on Tuesday morning in Akure South Local Government Area.

According to eyewitnesses, The occupants of the building were thrown into panic when part of the building collapsed in at 3 a.m., while most of them were fast asleep.

However, seven other residents of the house were rescued by neighbors who rushed to the scene of the accident.

While Ondo police have yet to issue an official comment on the occurrence, police officers on the site transferred the body of the woman killed to the morgue.