Breaking: Another three-storey building collapses in Lagos

Breaking: Another three-storey building collapses in Lagos Breaking: Another three-storey building collapses in Lagos

A three-storey building has collapsed on Sonuga Street, Palm Avenue, in the Mushin area of Lagos State.

This is coming barely two weeks after a seven storey building collapsed in the Oniru area of the state, killing six persons.

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The Permanent Secretary, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, Dr. Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, who confirmed the latest incident said it occurred around 12 noon.

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β€œA building has collapsed on Sonuga Street, at Palm Avenue, in Mushin. Rescue Operation is on going . I will keep you posted,” he said.

The LASEMA boss in a statement further stated that “on arrival of LRT at the scene of incident, it was discovered that a three storey building had collapsed at aforementioned address.

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“Further investigation revealed that the collapsed building was an adjoining building to another 3 storey building.

“Two people who were trapped inside the building have been rescued and treated, however, we were informed two females that are occupant of the building are still missing . Search and Rescue operation is ongoing.Β LRT, LASG fire, LNSC, LABSCA and NPF are all responders at the scene.

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“However, there are visible cracks on the remaining standing building that needs urgent attention. Building has been cordoned off and evacuated,” the statement said.

 

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