Sept 22, 2015 – Picture: Building Collapse At Construction Site In Lekki, Eti Osa Lagos, Several Workers Trapped
Several workers at a construction site in Lagos have been reportedly killed after the building caved in Tuesday morning.
The building, located at Osapa London, Agobi in Lekki, Eti-Osa local government area of the state, reportedly collapsed at about 8:40am, with some of the workers trapped underneath.
We gathered that the rural dwellers succeeded in rescuing six persons before the arrival of emergency workers.
Two other persons, our correspondents learnt were recovered unconscious by the emergency services, and they have been rushed to the hospital.
At the time of filing this report, several others were said to be trapped underneath the debris, while rescue efforts were ongoing.
The Nigeria Police Force, National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) and the Lagos State Building Control Agency were at the scene of the building collapse.