A three (3) storey building approaching completion collapsed on Friday at 12, Alasepe Street, Off Community Road, Ago Palace Way, Okota.
According to the Lagos State government, officials of the Lagos Emergency Management Agency(LASEMA) were at the site of the collapsed building conducting search and rescue.
“Upon arrival at the above incident scene, it was observed that a three (3) storey building approaching completion had collapsed. An adult male is presently trapped under the rubble and the LRT officials have commenced a rescue operation,” the Lagos state government announced on Friday afternoon.
Today’s Echo gathered that officials were able to extricate the trapped man with Emergency Light Tools at their disposal, after which the remains of the structure was demolished.