The multi million Naira Imo Film academy by the Imo state government which was located within the premises of Imo newspapers limited and was commissioned last Friday 21st November 2014 by the state governor Rochas Anayo Okorocha, collapsed the following day, Saturday 22nd November 2014.
According to reports by the National Gazette “Workers and eye witnesses at the complex told our correspondent that they came to work on Monday morning to find the edifice completely razed to the ground.”
According to reports, no lives were lost as the building collapsed at night.
Officials of the state government however moved in to immediately clear the wreck.
The Film academy has ace Nollywood actress, Nkiru Silvernus as it’s first Director General. Governor Rochas donated a hundred million Naira during its commissioning.