A four-year-old boy was reportedly killed in another building collapse in Lagos State, on Tuesday, May 28, Nigerian Tribune reports.
Many people were also reportedly trapped in the affected building at Agarawu street in Lagos Island area.
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This latest development made it the third time since the beginning of the year such occurrence will be reported at this area of Lagos state, the newspaper notes.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that the All Progressives Congress (APC), reacting to a previous building collapse in the state, said that it was deeply saddened by the collapse of a building housing a school and residential units in Itafaji, Lagos Island area of Lagos state.
Malam Lanre Issa-Onilu, the APC national publicity secretary, in a statement in Abuja on Thursday, March 14, said the incidence which led to several deaths and injuries, particularly among children was avoidable.
Issa-Onilu said: “When we lose our loved ones, it is never easy, particularly when they are children lost to such horrific and avoidable building collapse.
“We sympathise with the families of the dead victims and pray for the speedy and full recovery of the injured. “We also pray for the safe rescue of those still reportedly trapped in the collapsed building rubble."
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