[JUST IN] One trapped as three-storey building collapses in Lagos
Written by Henry on January 17, 2020
Earlier on Friday, an uncompleted three-storey building, collapsed at 12 Alasepe Street, off Community Road, Ago Palace Way, Okota in Lagos State.
The Director-General, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, Dr Oluwafemi Oke-Osanyintolu, who confirmed the incident, said a yet-to-be-identified man is trapped under the building, adding that a rescue operation is ongoing.
He stated that the impact of the collapse affected other adjacent structures around the scene of the incident, adding that once the recovery operation was completed, the remaining parts of the collapsed building would undergo a controlled demolition exercise.