Monday, March 18, 2019

Another Building Collapses In Lagos State

It has been reported that another building has just collapsed in the Oke Arin area of Lagos Island, in Lagos State. 

According to reports, the incident happened at Egerton Square, Oke Arin, Lagos Island and many occupants of the building are reportedly trapped in the rubble.

The building was said to have collapsed while officials of the Lagos State Building Control Agency were demolishing another house beside the building.

Rasaki Musbau, the Director of the Lagos State Fire Service, confirmed the incident and said firefighters have been deployed in the area.

The Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer, Bala Elkana, however said the police had yet to be informed.

The Head of Public Affairs Unit, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, Mr Kehinde Adebayo, said the agency had received multiple calls from the area informing them of the situation.

He, however, said no details had emerged yet, as the agency’s officials were on their way to the area.

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