Six Trapped As 7-storey Building Collapses In Lagos

No fewer than six persons were trapped in the rubble of a seven-storey building that collapsed in Lagos on September 04, 2022.

The ugly incident took place near Sand field bus stop, in the Lekki area of the state.

It was gathered that emergency responders were mobilized to the scene to rescue the victims.

Lagos Territorial Coordinator, National Emergency Management Agency, Ibrahim Farinloye, confirmed the incident.

According to Farinloye, six people are reportedly trapped in a seven storey building that collapsed at Sand field bus stop on Sunday morning.

Reacting, the Permanent Secretary, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, said it was discovered that the seven-storey building was under construction when it collapses.

He noted that no live was lost but six persons were trapped in the rubble of the collapsed building.

“No injury sustained. However, about six people are reported to be trapped under the rubble of the collapsed structure.

“The agency’s heavy-duty equipment excavator will be required for the rescue of the trapped victims. We have activated Lagos State Response plan. The operation is ongoing. More updates to follow.”

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