Building Collapses In Lagos

At least three persons have been confirmed to have been injured after a three-storey building collapsed at Sharks Squad along Lekki Expressway.

Eye9ja reports that the building went down at exactly 7:14 PM on Thursday evening.

While confirming the disaster, the Director-General, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, said the collapsed building was under construction, while three people had been rescued from the scene.

“The three people sustained various degrees of injuries and they have been treated and discharged,” Oke-Osanyintolu said.

Osanyintolu in his statement obtained by Eye9ja, maintained that there was no death recorded, while officials were still working and monitoring situation at the site.

He, however, said that the Lagos State Building Control Agency (LABSCA), as well as the Ministry of Solid Material Testing Agency And Physical Planning,  had been informed for further investigation.

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