3-storey building collapses in Lagos

3-storey building collapses in Lagos

Thursday, October 10, 2019 10:47 pm


The collapsed building

 The Director-General, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, said that a three-storey building on Lekki Expressway collapsed at about 7.14 p.m. on Thursday in Lagos.

Oke-Osanyintolu told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos that the collapsed building is situated at  Sharks Squad, LASEMA, enroute Kingdom Hall street, Abijo, along Lekki-Epe expressway.
He said that the collapsed three-storey building was under construction, while three people had been rescued.
“The three people sustained various degrees of injuries and they have been treated and discharged,” Oke-Osanyintolu said.
He said that no death was recorded while officials are still working and monitoring the situation at the site.
He, however, said that the Lagos State Building Control Agency (LABSCA), as well as the Ministry of Solid Material Testing Agency And Physical Planning, had been informed for further investigation.
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