Four Confirmed Dead In Lagos Building Collapse


Four persons have been confirmed dead in the building that collapsed at Oye Sonuga Street, Palm Avenue, in Mushin, Lagos.

The  South West Zonal Coordinator of the  National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) Ibrahim Farinloye, confirmed this on Friday night.

A female was however rescued from the rubbles of the building.

He said two males and two females died, while one person was rescued in the building collapse.

Earlier, the Lagos State Government also said it would investigate the cause of the building collapse.

The Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Development, Mr. Omotayo Bamgbose-Martins, while visiting the site of the three-storey building, directed that the building be pulled down immediately for safety reasons and to forestall further collapse.

He also ordered the Lagos State Building Control Agency (LASBCA) and the Lagos State Materials Testing Laboratory to unravel the cause of the collapse.