Another building collapses in Lagos, kills four

Written by on November 18, 2021

The one-storey building fell Wednesday afternoon while workers were working at the site located in Flour Mills Estate along Magbon axis, Badagry.

Five people were rescued and taken to a nearby hospital while several people are trapped under the rubbles.

Director of  Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service, Margaret Adeseye, said that five persons have been rescued

She said emergency responders are searching for anyone possibly trapped under the rubbles.

A statement by the office reads: “There has been a reported case of a storey building collapse at Sunny Filled, Flour Mills Estate, Magbon, Badagry, Lagos.

“The Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service, Badagry Station had rescued 5 (five) victims from the under-construction building while concerted efforts are ongoing to rescue remaining trapped victims.

“The victims which are mainly construction workers are however rescued with varying degrees of injury but in stable condition and been taken to nearby hospitals for treatment.

“However, 4 (four) adults male have been recovered (unconscious) thus far as the Nigerian Police, Morogbo Division, and the Community dwellers are complementing the efforts of the Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service.”

This crash come about a week after a high rise building collapsed in Lagos, killing over 45 people, including the owner of the building, Femi Osibona

SOURCE: PEOPLES GAZETTE


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