Three people narrowly escape death as 3-storey building collapses

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Three narrowly escape death as 3-storey building collapses

Three Lagos residents narrowly escape death as 3-storey building collapsed along the Lekki expressway in Lagos at about 7.14 pm on Thursday, October 10, the head of the state’s Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, has said. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the building is situated at Sharks Squad, LASEMA, en-route Kingdom Hall street, Abijo, along Lekki-Epe expressway. Oke-Osanyintolu, according to the report, said that the building was under construction adding that three people sustained injury and had been rescued.

The Director-General, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, said the collapsed building was under construction.

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

The head of LASEMA noted that no death was recorded while officials are still working and monitoring the situation at the site. The building before its collapse Credit: NAN Source: UGC He also disclosed that the Lagos State Building Control Agency (LABSCA) and the ministry of solid material testing agency and physical planning, had been informed for further investigation.

“The three people sustained various degrees of injuries and they have been treated and discharged,” Oke-Osanyintolu said.
He said there was no death recorded, while officials are 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 to do further investigation.

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