Connect with us


Three-Storey Building Collapses In Lagos




Listen to article
0:00 / 0:00
Six Trapped Under Rubble As Seven-Storey Building Collapses In Lagos
File Photo: Building Collapse scene [Google Image just for illustration]

The Lagos State district of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Friday confirmed the collapse of a three-storey building in the state, Naija News reports.

The building which was said to be under construction reportedly belongs to the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG).

NEMA Coordinator in the state, Ibrahim Farinloye confirmed in a terse state made available to newsmen that the incident happened in the Mushin area of Lagos.

The government official, however, said nobody was trapped in the building which went down at about 6:30 pm. The building according to the report was situated directly at 17, Cardoso Street, off Martin Street.

An investigation is still on according to the official, to ascertain the cause of the.

Naija News understands that personnel of Lagos State Building Control Agency (LASBCA) were on the ground at the time of this report.

Vanguard reports that the rubbles will be cleared overnight.

Meanwhile, just two days ago, the Rivers State Command of the Nigeria Police Force confirmed the collapse of a three-storey building in the state capital, Port Harcourt.

The incident happened at the popular Bende street in old Port Harcourt township, Rivers State, Naija News understands.

When contacted, the Police Command Public Relations Officer, Fringe Grace Koko told reporters that there was nobody in the building before it collapsed.

An eyewitness who spoke with Daily Trust on the development said the building that was constructed several decades ago, caved in at about 2.00 am on Wednesday.

He told journalists there was no one occupying the building before its collapse.

A graphic designer turned into an immensely creative journalist committed to high-quality research and writing. A gospel music minister and Sportsman - @LFC Fan.