Sunday, 11 October 2020 was a very bleakly Sunday in Lagos as a building collapse at Obalende area of the state.
Exactly six years after the collapse of a six-storey building belonging to Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN), killing more than a hundred people. Another building collapsed yesterday.
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The collapsed building is a three-storey building that was still under construction. Confirming the incident, Nosa Okunbor, spoke for Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA).
The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), reported 10 injured. Others have minor injuries, while five seriously-injured persons exhumed from the are in hospital.
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Six people have died in the collapse at Lagos Island, while eight others were injured.
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“Upon arrival at the incident scene, a 3 storey building under construction had collapsed.
“The cause of the collapse is unknown. Efforts are presently ongoing by LASEMA and other responders towards salvaging the situation.
“As at 17:40hrs, a total of 8 people extricated alive by the LASEMA Response Team. Other Stakeholders, attended and quickly transferred to the hospital. LASEMA Paramedics transferred them for further medical attention at Lagos Island General Hospital.
“4 people recovered dead and handed over to SEHMU at the incident scene,”- LASEMA