Another building under construction has collapsed in badagry, Lagos state just 17 days after the Ikoyi building collapse
It would be recalled that at least 45 people were killed in the collapsed 21-storey building in Ikoyi area of Lagos state, DAILY GIST reports.
DAILY GIST gathered that at least four persons have been confirmed dead in the building collapse which occurred in Magbon, Badagry area of Lagos on Wednesday
However, five others were rescued while several others were said to be trapped.
Director, Lagos State Fire Service, Mrs Margret Adeseye, confirmed the incident in a statement obtained by DAILY GIST on Wednesday
He noted that emergency responders have arrived the scene and rescue efforts were ongoing.
According to her, officials of the Lagos Fire and Rescue Service, Badagry station, rushed to the scene.
She said, “There has been a reported case of a storey building collapse at Sunny Filled, Flour Mills, Estate, Magbon, Badagry, Lagos.
“The Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service, Badagry Station, had rescued five victims from the building that is under construction, while concerted efforts are ongoing to rescue remaining trapped victims.
“The victims, who are mainly construction workers, were rescued with varying degrees of injury, but in stable condition and have been taken to nearby hospitals for treatment.
“However, four adult males have been recovered unconscious thus far as the Nigerian Police, Morogbo Division and the Community dwellers are complimenting the efforts of the Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service.”