Journalists have been restricted from gaining entry into Banana Island where a building under construction collapsed in first avenue.
According to a statement from the Director General of the Lagos state emergency management agency, LASEMA, Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, an adult male has remained unaccounted for.
This is after a head count was carried out by the CSO of the construction site, Anthony Onah.
Estate officials at Banana Island informed newsmen that a press conference will soon be held to give updates on the outcome of preliminary investigation.
A Seven Storey building, under construction, reportedly collapsed on the banana island, Lagos on Wednesday.
According to the national emergency management agency, NEMA, 5 workers who were trapped in the building according to the agency have been rescued.
The National Emergency Management Agency has since ended emergency operations following the rescue of all trapped workers.
Meanwhile, the Lagos State Government has said it will investigate the circumstances surrounding the collapse of the building which it said in a Statement was unapproved.
The State’s Commissioner for Physical Planning, Tayo Bamgbose- Martins, who was at the scene of the building collapse said the State Government will be investigating the building collapse urging members of the public to remain calm.