Breaking: Another Building Under Construction Collapses in Lagos

Breaking: Another Building Under Construction Collapses in Lagos

  • Another building under construction has collapsed in Lagos state according to reports from sources
  • According to an eyewitness, a part of the building had collapsed late last year, but work did not stop
  • The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency Response Unit was called to the scene of the building collapse

Punch Newspaper has reported that a three-storey building still under construction has collapsed in Lagos state.

The collapsed building is on Akanbi Crescent in the Yaba area of Lagos state. The newspaper reports that there are possible casualties stuck in the building.

The building collapsed into another building beside it. According to an eyewitness, a part of the building had collapsed late last year, but work did not stop.

Another building under construction collapses in Lagos
Another building under construction has collapsed in Lagos state according to reports from sources. Photo: Emmanuel Osodi
Source: UGC

A resident of number 29, Lawani Street, a street off the scene of the incident was reported to have claimed that that her car was affected last year, when a section of the building collapsed, however, work continued despite the police being called in.

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Our correspondent also gathered that the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency Response Unit was called to the scene but had yet to arrive.

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The church is located opposite Rain Oil filling station beside the Redeemed Junction collapsed on Tuesday, January 11. It was also gathered that many people are still trapped under the debris of the collapsed church building.

Report claimed that the building caved in during a church service on Tuesday, January 11. Sources added that some construction work was ongoing in a part of the building which was also in use when the incident occurred.

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A building located at No 97 Lagos Road Haruna in the Ikorodu area of Lagos state has collapsed, NEMA official has said.

The building, which was originally abandoned by its owner was said to have collapsed on the night of Monday, October 18.

Ibrahim Farinloye, the acting coordinator of NEMA, southwest, said the collapsed building is currently being pulled down.

38 Confirmed Dead, 9 Others Rescued in 21-Storey Building Collapses in Ikoyi

A 21-storey building located in the Ikoyi area of Lagos state has collapsed trapping many residents of the area.

The building collapse was confirmed by the acting coordinator of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA).

Farinloye confirmed that the collapsed building is located on Gerrard Road around the Ikoyi area.

Source: Legit.ng

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