INSIDEMAINLAND– Several persons were, on Friday, trapped after a three-storey building on Sonuga Street, Palm Avenue, Mushin in Lagos Mainland, collapsed.
An eyewitness reported that the incident occurred at midday during a downpour.
The Lagos Territorial Office Coordinator, National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Ibrahim Farinloye, said two persons have been rescued from the collapsed building so far.
“A 3-Storey building has collapsed at Oye Sonuga Street, opposite Oye Roundabout, Isolo Road, Mushin. An adult and a child have been rescued alive and search and rescue operation ongoing.”
Also, the permanent secretary, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyinyolu, also confirmed the development.
He said, “A building has collapsed in Mushin few minutes ago. The rescue operation is ongoing.”