A two-storey building under construction has collapsed along Glover Road in the Ikoyi area of Lagos State on Friday evening.
Concise News reports that there are many people still trapped in the rubbles of the building as rescue efforts to save those on-site were being stepped up.
While confirming the incident, the Director-General, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) Femi Osanyintolu told Channels TV that “A building collapsed in the afternoon at 4.10 pm today, Friday, November 1, 2019, at Glover Court Ikoyi. It is a two storey building under construction.
“LASEMA already activated the Lagos Emergency Response Plan for all first responders to move to the site of the collapsed building.
“Similarly, Lagosians within the vicinity of the incident have been enjoined to stay calm and allow emergency responders to do their job.”