Just In: Many residents trapped as house collapses during Lagos building demolition

Several people have been trapped in another building collapse on Lagos Island, Lagos.

Video: Another building collapses in Lagos, many trapped!

It was learnt that officials of the Lagos State Building Control Agency were demolishing another house beside the building when the incident happened.

The Director of the Lagos State Fire Service, Rasaki Musbau, who confirmed the incident, said firefighters from the Sari Iganmu division had been deployed in the area.

He promised to call back with more details.

The Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer, Bala Elkana, said the police had yet to be informed.

“But I am aware that Lagos State is demolishing some houses,” he added.

Details soon…


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