At least one person has lost their life as a 20-storey building has reportedly collapsed in the Ikoyi area of Lagos state.
The incident was confirmed by the acting coordinator of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) southwest, Ibrahim Farinloye. Farinloye said the building is located at Gerrard Road in the Ikoyi area of the state.
“The collapsed building is located on Gerrard Road, Ikoyi area of Lagos,” he said.
While details of the collapse are still sketchy, it is unclear how many people might be trapped in the debris of the collapsed building at the time of this report.
Farinloye said that efforts are been put in place as NEMA officials alongside other officials in the state are mobilising resources to ensure that those trapped in the rubble are rescued in due time. NEMA officials are currently on the ground and mobilising resources to ensure the rescue of those trapped in the debris of the collapsed building.
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