Two dead, several injured as building collapses in Lagos

Two persons were on Saturday confirmed dead, after a storey building collapsed in Lagos.

It was gathered that the building situated at No. 9 Abeje Street Markaz, Agege Local Government Area, had been marked ‘distressed’ by the Lagos State Government.

Adesina Tiamiyu, General Manager of Lagos State Emergency Agency (LASEMA) said the building suffered a partial collapse.

“Investigation carried out by the LASEMA Response Team at the scene of incident revealed that a distress storey building suffered partial collapse at the backside.

“Two persons (female adult Toyin Ogundimu 35yrs and a young girl Sherifat Olalere 11yrs) lost their lives to the incident and one male adult (Mustapher Salaudeen) was rescued and treated at the incident by the ambulance crew,” he explained.

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