No less than twelve people were injured after the collapse of a three-storey building in Fagba area of Lagos state. It was gathered that the building, which was under construction, collapsed on Wednesday night, leaving many people trapped in the rubble.
The chief executive officer of Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, confirmed the incident to reporters. She said there was no mortalities recorded, adding that victims of the incident are currently undergoing treatment.
Oke-Osanyintolu however stated that the building will be pulled to ground zero for safety of the people living in the area while all the buildings adjacent or beside the collapsed building will be subjected to solid material testing.
The sad incident comes days after eight people were injured after a one-storey building collapsed in the Oshodi area of the state. On the thirteenth of June, three people were also hospitalised following the collapse of a storey building under construction in the Magodo area of the state.