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Photos: Four rescued in fresh building collapse in Lagos

Yesterday, another building collapsed in Lagos Island during the ongoing demolition in the area. The building, located at Egerton Square, Oke Arin collapsed in the afternoon, trapping some persons.

 

Confirming the incident on its twitter handle, the the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency LASEMA, said the building is one of those marked by the Lagos State Building Control Agency LASCBCA, for demolition.

The officials were on top of the building when some scavengers tried to remove the doors on the ground floor & the remaining parts of the building collapsed on them.

Photos: Four rescued in fresh building collapse in LagosPhotos: Four rescued in fresh building collapse in Lagos

 

The four scavengers sustained minor injuries and had been taken to nearest hospital before the arrival of LRT.

 

“The officials were on top of the building when some scavengers tried to remove the doors on the ground floor and the remaining parts of the building collapsed on them,” one of the tweets read.

It added that four scavengers sustained minor injuries and had been taken to the nearest hospital for treatment.

The demolition of the building, as well as several others around the area commenced few days after the ItaFaji building collapse that claimed the lives of 20 persons including children.

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