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Three Injured as Three-storey Building Collapses in Lagos


The Director-General, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, has confirmed that a three-storey building at Sharks Squad on Lekki Expressway collapsed at about 7:14 p.m on Thursday.

Oke-Osanyintolu told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the collapsed building is situated at Sharks Squad, LASEMA, enroute Kingdom Hall street, Abijo, along Lekki-Epe Expressway.

He said the collapsed three-storey building was under construction, while three people had been rescued.

“The three people sustained various degrees of injuries and they have been treated and discharged,” Oke-Osanyintolu said.

Osanyintolu said there was no death recorded, while officials were still working and monitoring situation at the site.

He, however, said that the Lagos State Building Control Agency (LABSCA), as well as the Ministry of Solid Material Testing Agency And Physical Planning had been informed for further investigation.


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