Again, multi-storey building collapses in Lagos, kills four


No fewer than four persons died on Wednesday after a two-storey building under construction collapsed at Magbon in Olorunda LCDA, Badagry, Lagos State.

The building under construction at Flowermill Estate collapsed around 1pm.

Five workers were rescued alive with various degrees of injuries and taken to Catholic Hospital at Magbon.

Another four, who were being taken to Badagry General Hospital by the Police, died on the way.

The families and relations of the affected victims have been identified by the relations of the victims.

The incident was confirmed by the Acting Head of Lagos Territorial Office of the National Emergency Management Agency Mr Ibrahim Farinloye, on WhatsApp.

He said the building was located behind a dwelling structure.

"Rescue operations have been concluded now," he added.

Three weeks ago, a 21-storey building under construction in Ikoyi, Lagos collapsed, killing no fewer than 50 persons.