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Again, another building collapses in Lagos

- August 21, 2022

There was panic on Sunday night as another building collapsed on Adeleye Street, Lady Lark, Bariga area of Lagos State.

The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency confirmed the development, adding that the agency’s cobra team is en route the incident scene.

LASEMA Permanent Secretary, Dr. Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, in a situation report made available to journalists, said the agency has activated all its response plans.

“The Agency has activated its response plan to the above incident. All first responders are enroute. Updates to follow,” the report read in part.

“The Agency activated its response to the above incident and upon arrival at the incident scene, discovered that the tank scaffolding of a two-story building collapsed on a bungalow beside it and affected two rooms.

“Unfortunately two children died from the impact. Three adult males sustained injuries and were taken to nearby hospitals.

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