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Driver Weeps Profusely, Reveals He Was Suppose To Take One Of Those Trapped In Collapsed Ikoyi Building To Airport

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A video of a driver weeping profusely after revealing that one of those trapped inside the collapsed Ikoyi building was to travel to America today has surfaced on social media.

Naija News reports that many persons have been trapped after a 21-storey building located along Gerald Road, Ikoyi collapsed on Monday.

Naija News gathered that the collapsed building is under construction, and many persons have been feared dead in the incident.

Rescue officials from the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) and the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) among others are currently on the ground to rescue the persons trapped.

The Director-General, LASEMA, Femi Oke-Osanyintolu, said the emergency response plan was swiftly activated following the distress call.

According to the driver in the viral video who was pictured in tears, he was supposed to take an American-bound passenger to the airport before the incident occurred.

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