Residents trapped as another building collapse during demolition in Lagos


Several persons are reportedly trapped in another building collapse in Lagos Island, Lagos.

Officials of the Lagos State Building Control Agency were said to be demolishing a building when another structure beside it collapsed.

While confirming the incident, the Director of the Lagos State Fire Service, Rasaki Musbau, said fire fighters from the Sari Iganmu division had been deployed in the area.

The Head of Public Affairs Unit, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, Mr Kehinde Adebayo, said the agency had received multiple calls from the area informing them of the situation.

He, however, said no details had emerged yet, as the agency’s officials were on their way to the area.

Meanwhile the Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer, Bala Elkana, said the police had yet to be informed.

Details soon…


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