Many Trapped As Three-Storey Building Collapses In Ebute Metta, Lagos State
A three-storey building collapsed on Ibadan Street in the Ebute Meta area of Lagos State on Sunday 2nd May 2022.
This was disclosed by the Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service on Sunday around 11 pm on the microblogging platform Twitter.
In a statement on Sunday night, the Head of Lagos State Fire and Rescue Services, Margaret Adeseye, also confirmed the news.
Margaret Adeseye stated several residents of the collapsed building were trapped, and a search and rescue operation was underway to rescue the trapped victims.
She said: An alert of a collapsed three-storey building on 32 Ibadan Street, Ebute Meta, was received around 9.48pm on Sunday, with the Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service already at the scene.
A search and rescue operation is ongoing to rescue some of the trapped victims. It is a residential building that collapsed. More updates will be communicated.