Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Nigeria

UPDATE: Two Bodies Recovered From Collapsed Lekki Building

According to a report by The Nation, two bodies have been pulled out from the rubble of the seven-storey building that collapsed in Lagos.

The building collapsed on Sunday morning in Lekki, Lagos.

The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) said rescue operations are ongoing at the site.

Six people are believed to still be trapped in the rubble.

Permanent Secretary (PS), LASEMA, Dr. Femi Oke-Osanyintolu Director-General Dr Olufemi Damilola Oke – Osanyintolu provided the update in a statement.

It reads: “Situation report on the collapsed building at Oba Idowu Oniru Street beside Ave Maria Hospital.

“The agency responded to a distress call at the above mentioned location and activated its response plan. Upon arrival at the scene, an uncompleted seven-storey building undergoing construction was found to have collapsed.

“Six people are reported to be trapped under the rubble of the collapsed structure. Two bodies have been located and recovered thus far. Operation ongoing.

It was not immediately clear the cause of the collapse but emergency workers and security operatives moved to the site to possibly rescue the trapped victims.

Oke-Osanyintolu and Lagos Territorial Coordinator of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Ibrahim Farinloye assured that search and rescue operations were underway.

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

You May Also Like

Viral

A romantic security guard in Uganda proposed to a lecturer at the University; The proposal took place in the middle of the road where...

HEALTH

You might think no one is seeing you while you go ahead sleeping with married people’s wives or husband but you don’t know you...

HEALTH

O’lord I bless your holy name for the gift of life and how far you have brought me which is neither our power nor...

Ghana

Asamoah Gyan, a former Ghanaian international, has disclosed that after receiving “extremely harsh” treatment from fans, he once swore to support Nigerians rather than...

Copyright © 2020 ZoxPress Theme. Theme by MVP Themes, powered by WordPress.