Barely a week after a building housing a primary school collapsed in Lagos Island, another building has collapsed Lagos Island area of Lagos state.
Rasaki Musbau, the Director of the Lagos State Fire Service, while confirming the incident stated that the men of the service have been deployed to ensure the rescue of trapped victims.
Sahara Reporters reports that the incident happened at 57, Egerton Square, Oke Arin, Lagos Island.
An unconfirmed number of trapped victims have been reported as the resident of the house were in when the incident happened.
Below is a video currently circulating on social media purportedly from the incident.
— Foxzy Entertainment✌ (@foxzymore) March 18, 2019
Situation report on the collapsed building at Egerton oke arin square, Lagos Island. The building had been marked by LASBCA for Demolition, which started yesterday. pic.twitter.com/o27dxozS8o
— LRU #Call112 (@lasemasocial) March 18, 2019
Yet another building has collapsed in Oke Arin Market in #Lagos. This comes barely 5 days after the now infamous building in Ita Faji, Lagos Island collapsed, killing and injuring dozens. Rescue mission underway. pic.twitter.com/RJn0SnbEa8
— BusinessDay Media (@BusinessDayNg) March 18, 2019
Station Magazine recalls that dozens of pupils and adults died while 50 others were rescued when a three-storey building collapsed in Lagos State.