Two killed, three injured in fresh Lagos building collapse.

Written by on May 22, 2022

Two persons have been confirmed dead while three persons sustained injuries in a fresh building collapse on Alayaki Lane, Lagos Island.

It was learnt that the three storey building which was under construction came down during a heavy rainfall in the area.

The Lagos Terrorial Head of National Emergency Management Agency, Ibrahim Farinloye, confirmed the incident.

The Permanent Secretary, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyitolu, said preliminary investigation revealed that the building was being constructed in violation of the safety protocols. He added that an unconfirmed number of people are still trapped inside the building.

Seun Fakorede


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