Three Lagos residents narrowly escape death as 3-storey building collapses

Three Lagos residents narrowly escape death as 3-storey building collapses

A three-storey building collapsed along the Lekki expressway in Lagos at about 7.14 pm on Thursday, October 10, the head of the state's Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, has said.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the building is situated at Sharks Squad, LASEMA, en-route Kingdom Hall street, Abijo, along Lekki-Epe expressway.

Oke-Osanyintolu, according to the report, said that the building was under construction adding that three people sustained injury and had been rescued.

Three Lagos residents narrowly escape death as 3-storey building collapses

The collapsed building in Lagos Credit: NAN
Source: UGC

“The three people sustained various degrees of injuries and they have been treated and discharged,” Oke-Osanyintolu said.

The head of LASEMA noted that no death was recorded while officials are still working and monitoring the situation at the site.

Three Lagos residents narrowly escape death as 3-storey building collapses

The building before its collapse Credit: NAN
Source: UGC

He also disclosed that the Lagos State Building Control Agency (LABSCA) and the ministry of solid material testing agency and physical planning, had been informed for further investigation.

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Legit.ng earlier reported how a three-storey building in Ososa area of Bariga, Lagos state, collapsed recently.

It was learnt that the building was said to have collapsed around 9.30pm on Sunday, July 28.

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