It was another black Sunday, as a three-story building has just collapsed on Ibadan Street, Ebute-Metta, Lagos with many occupants of the building trapped under the rubble.
The building located on Ibadan Street reportedly caved in around 9 pm on Sunday.
Occupants of the building were still trapped as of the time of filing this report.
Operatives of the Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service, the Lagos State Ambulance Service (LASAMBUS), and the Lagos State Building Control Agency (LASBCA) are currently at the scene of the accident.
In a video of the incident shared on social media, a large crowd was seen in front of the building.
The state fire service said:
“An alert of the collapse of a three-storey building by 32 Ibadan Street, Ebute Meta was received at 21:48 hours, Sunday with Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service already at the scene.
“Search and rescue ongoing with updates to follow, please.”
More to come…
An alert of a collapsed of a three storey building by 32 Ibadan Street, Ebute Meta was received at 21:48 hours, Sunday with @LagosRescue at the scene.
— Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service (@LagosRescue) May 1, 2022