A Man was buried alive at construction site in Osun

A 52 – year – old man , Isiaka Raji , was buried alive on Thursday while excavating sand at a construction site in Ejigbo, Osun State .
Although, Raji was later rescued alive from the sand after he was buried for few minutes , he was confirmed dead at a hospital where he was rushed to for treatment .
A source in Alagba area , Ejigbo, who spoke on condition of anonymity, told our correspondent that the incident occurred around 2 pm .
He added that while excavating sand , top soil at the scene of the incident , suddenly caved in and buried the man.
“He was recovered alive after minutes after he was buried in the sand and rushed to a hospital . He was later confirmed dead at the hospital ,” the source added .
The Police Public Relations Officer of the Osun State Police Command , Folasade Odoro, said the death was unnatural , adding that the Commissioner of Police , Abiodun Ige , has directed thorough investigation into the matter .
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She stated, “ On Wednesday at Alagba area , Ika Road, Ejigbo , one 52 – year -old Isiaka Raji was reportedly buried alive where he went to excavate sand from a construction site .
“It was also learnt that the sand was meant for a fish pond . The top soil , while they were excavating , suddenly caved in . Although the victim was rescued and rushed to the hospital , he was later confirmed dead by doctors

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