Another building collapses in Lagos
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Another building collapses in Lagos

A three-storey building  has collapsed on Sonuga Street, Palm Avenue, in the Mushin area of Lagos State.

The Lagos Territorial Coordinator, National Emergency Management Agency, Ibrahim Farinloye, who confirmed the development, said the rescue operation was still ongoing.

He said, β€œA three-storey building has collapsed at Oye Sonuga Street, opposite Oye Roundabout, Isolo road, Mushin. An adult and a child have been rescued. The search and rescue operation is ongoing.”

Also reacting, the Permanent Secretary, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyinyolu, who had also confirmed the development, said two female occupants were still missing.

He said, β€œOn arrival of LRT at the scene, it was discovered that a three-storey building had collapsed.

β€œFurther investigation revealed that the collapsed building was an adjoining building to another three-storey building.

β€œTwo people who were trapped inside the building have been rescued and treated. However, we were informed that two females that are occupants of the building are still missing.

β€œThe search and rescue operation is ongoing; LRT, LASG fire, LNSC, LABSCA, and NPF are all responders at the scene.

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