One Trapped as Building Collapses in Lagos
One person is trapped as a three-story building collapsed in Ago Palace way, Lagos.
Director General, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) Dr. Olufemi Damilola Oke-Osanyitolu confirmed the incident in a press statement made available to Nigeria Info Correspondent Ijeoma Esek.
According to LASEMA, the three-story building which is approaching completion affected the structure adjacent to it due to the impact of the collapse.
The LASEMA chief also confirmed that an adult male was trapped under the rubble and the LRT had commenced a rescue operation.
Extrication and recovery of the man trapped is ongoing with emergency light tools being used by the rescue team.
It was also confirmed that the remains of the structure will undergo a controlled demolition exercise.