Just In: A Two Storey Building Still Under Construction Collapses in Lagos

A two-storey building which is still under construction has collapsed in the Ikoyi, Lagos state.

The building which is situated along Glover road, has on Friday evening collapse leaving several individuals buried underneath.

According to an eyewitness report, voices of trapped people are still being heard from outside as rescue efforts are still being made as at the time of report.

A statement from the Director-General, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Femi Osanyintolu, confirmed the collapse.

He said that emergency response has been activated for first responders while calling for calm from residents in the area.

“A building collapsed in the afternoon at 4.10 pm today, Friday, November 1, 2019, at Glover Court Ikoyi. It is a two storey building under construction.

“LASEMA already activated the Lagos Emergency Response Plan for all first responders to move to the site of the collapsed building.

“Similarly, Lagosians within the vicinity of the incident have been enjoined to stay calm and allow emergency responders to do their job,” he asked.

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