Several trapped as 21-storey building collapses in Ikoyi, Lagos


Storey building
Storey building

By Olasunkanmi Akoni

In what seemed to be a black Monday, November 1, several people have been trapped under the rubble of a 21-storey building that collapsed at Musikiu Junction by Gerard Road, Ikoyi, Lagos.

The building was said to be under construction when it suddenly collapsed on construction workers.

The incident it was gathered, occurred at about 1.30 pm.

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Men of the Federal, state Fire Services and Rescue Team and men of Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, LASEMA, are currently at the scene of the incident to salvage the lives of those trapped.

According to Director General, LASEMA Dr Femi Oke-Osanyintolu, the agency has activated its emergency response plan to the above incident.

“All first responders are en route to secure the scene while the heavy-duty equipment and life detection equipment have been dispatched.”

Vanguard News Nigeria

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