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Just In: Two-storey Building Collapses In Lagos




A two-storey building on Friday evening collapsed along Glover Road in the Ikoyi area of Lagos State.

Naija News gathered that the collapsed building was still under construction.

Several people are still trapped in the rubbles of the building while efforts by other workers on-site to save those trapped are ongoing, Channels TV reports.

Speaking on the collapsed building, the Director-General, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Femi Osanyintolu said: “A building collapsed in the afternoon at 4.10 pm today, Friday, November 1, 2019, at Glover Court Ikoyi. It is a two-storey building under construction.

“LASEMA already activated the Lagos Emergency Response Plan for all first responders to move to the site of the collapsed building.

“Similarly, Lagosians within the vicinity of the incident have been enjoined to stay calm and allow emergency responders to do their job.”

Ogbolu George is a graduate of Mass Communication from the University of Benin. He loves politics, is a movie addict and a die-hard Arsenal fan. George is a Senior Content Creator at Naija News.