Four cheats death, as building under construction collapse in Lagos
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As much as LESEMA marks, demolished houses considered unfit to stand or seen as death traps, obviously there are still more houses both old and new that might have escaped the eagle eye of the agency or ignore after money might have exchange hands. Friday evening, Four out of five construction workers were rescued from the rubble of a collapsed building Lagos still in Lagos
The incident occurred at 4:10pm around Glover Court Ikoyi when the building under construction collapse
It was gathered that the two-storey building caved in during the decking of the second floor.
The only construction worker reportedly still trapped under rubble of the collapsed building at press time was a 24-year-old identified as Yomi.
Although the cause of the collapse was yet to be ascertained, sources said it could be as a result of substandard materials used.
Chief Executive Officer of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) Dr. Femi Oke-Osayintolu said the number of persons trapped was yet to be ascertained.
“LASEMA has already activated the Lagos Emergency Response Plan for all first responders to move to the site of the collapsed building. Lagosians within the vicinity of the incident have been enjoined to stay calm and allow emergency responders to do their job.
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