Construction Workers Trapped As Three-storey Building Collapse In Lagos

Construction Workers Trapped As Three-storey Building Collapse In Lagos

The development was confirmed by a Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) officer who did not want to be identified.
The agency’s response team, paramedics, Nigeria Police Force (NPF) agents, and Lagos fire department personnel are currently on the scene for rescue operations.
According to a LASEMA spokesman, rescue attempts are still underway at the incident location, which is located on Akanbi Street, just a short distance from the University of Lagos (UNILAG) main gate.
“A three-story building under construction was discovered to have fallen upon arrival of the LASEMA response team at the incident scene,” the official stated.
“Further investigation revealed that the construction workers numbering about five were on site when the structure came down and are still trapped underneath.”
On 1 November 2021, a high-rise block of luxury flats under construction in the neighbourhood of Ikoyi in Lagos, Nigeria, belonging to Femi Osibona MD Fourscore Homes, collapsed leaving atleast 42 people dead.
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