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One Killed As Building Collapses In Lagos




Six Trapped Under Rubble As Seven-Storey Building Collapses In Lagos

A two-storey building located in Freeman Street, Lagos Island, has collapsed, leaving one person confirmed dead.

It was gathered that one other person was rescued alive from the rubbles on Saturday.

The two storey building which was under construction collapsed during a heavy rainfall in the area.

The unfortunate incident was confirmed by the Lagos Terrorial Head of National Emergency Management Agency, Ibrahim Farinloye.

One rescued alive and one died. Responders are on the way,” he said.

Naija News understands that this is happening barely two weeks after another building collapsed in Lagos State.

The collapsed two-storey building was located in Chris Igadi Street, in the Ago Palace Way area of the state.

A further report had it that occupants of the building had vacated the residence after noticing signs of cracks in the structure.

The development was confirmed by the Permanent Secretary, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu.

According to Oke-Osanyintolu, no casualty was recorded, adding that the Lagos State Building Control Agency has taken over the site of the collapsed building.

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