Many Trapped As 21-Storey Building Collapses In Lagos

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Many Trapped As 21-Storey Building Collapses In Lagos. 

21-Storey Lagos Building Collapse – At least 50 persons are still trapped beneath the rubble after a 21-storey building collapsed in the Gerard Road area of Ikoyi, Lagos on Monday, November 1, 2021.⁣

According to witnesses the building collapsed around 3pm. The spokesperson for the Lagos State Emergency Agency, Nosa Okunbo, confirmed the collapse, saying, “A 25-storey building collapsed by Musliu Junction, Ikoyi, Lagos. LASEMA is on top of the situation.”

Also, the Director-General of LASEMA, Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, noted that heavy-duty equipment and life detection equipment have been deployed to the scene.⁣

While giving an update, Oke-Osanyintolu said, “Collapsed Building at Gerard Road, Ikoyi: The agency has activated its emergency response plan to the above incident.

“All first responders are en route to secure the scene while the heavy-duty equipment and life detection equipment have been dispatched.”

Three persons have been rescued from the rubble of the collapsed building by volunteers and emergency agencies on the ground, at the time of publishing this story.

The rescued victims have since been rushed to an undisclosed hospital for medical attention. Four have been confirmed dead and their bodies recovered from the collapsed building.

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