Number Of People Who Died As 3-Storey Building Collapses In Lagos Revealed
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Number of people who died as 3-Storey building collapses in Lagos revealed

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Number of people who died as 3-Storey building collapses in Lagos revealed

Ebute Metta, Lagos – Many residents were trapped when a three-storey building, collapsed at 32 Ibadan Street in Ebute Metta area of Lagos state, on Sunday, May 1.

In a statement released on Sunday night, the Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service said it received an alert about the collapsed building at about 9.48pm.

Sharing a video of the collapsed building on its Twitter page, it added that its officials are already at the scene and rescue operations are ongoing.

According to Daily Trust report, four persons, including a woman and her child, have been confirmed dead, so far and 23 others rescued as the search and rescue operation continues.

Giving an update on the tragedy in the early hours of Monday, May 2, the National Emergency Management Agency, Lagos Territorial Head, Mr Ibrahim Farinloye, said:

“Altogether as at now, about 23 people have been rescued alive; 7 children and 16 adults. Nine of those rescued alive have been treated and discharged.”

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