Six people trapped in as seven storey building collapses in Lagos

Six people are trapped in a seven storey building that collapsed in Lekki Lagos State.

The incident happened close to Sand field bus stop, in Lekki Lagos State.

The State Territorial Coordinator, National Emergency Management Agency, Ibrahim Farinloye, this morning, Sunday 4th, said the emergency responders has been deployed to the scene.

He said, the Seven storey building collapsed with Six people trapped inside and responders on ground already.

The Permanent Secretary of Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, Olufemi Oke Osanyintolu, said that the collapsed building was under construction.

He also said, No injury where sustained. Six people are reported to be trapped under the rubles of the collapsed building.

Heavy duty equipment excavator will be required for the rescue of the trapped victims. We have active Lagos State Response plan. And the operation is ongoing.

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