Two persons have been confirmed dead, on Saturday after a storey building collapsed in Lagos.
It was learnt that the building situated at No. 9 Abeje Street Markaz, Agege Local Government Area, had been marked ‘distressed’ by the Lagos State Government.
Those who died in the tragedy include; Toyin Ogundimu 35yrs and a young girl Sherifat Olalere 11yrs.
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 said.