Building collapsed as one trapped in Lagos (Read Details)


It's a tragedy filled Friday today at 12 Alarape Street, Ago palace way Okota Lagos State as an uncompleted building three building collapsed.

Lagos State Emergency Management Agency Director-General, Dr. Oluwafemi Oke-Osanyintolu, confirmed the incident which an unidentified man is trapped under the racked building,adding that rescue operation is going on.

While speaking with our correspondence Oluwafemi added that after the recovery process is being completed the remaining part of the collapse building will undergo demolition

Oluwafemi said "upon arrival at the incident scene, it was observed that a three story building approaching completion had collapsed"

"An adult male is presently trapped under the collapsed building and we have commenced a rescue operation".

Initial findings revealed that the collapsed building is a three-story building under construction. The impact of the collapse has affected the adjacent structures but the resultant crowed is under control.

" Extraction and recovery of the trapped man are ongoing using all emergency light tools at our disposal. Once completed, the remaining of the structure will undergo a controlled demolition exercise " said Oluwafemi.

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