According to SaharaReporters, a two-story building has collapsed in the Ago Palace Way area of Lagos State, just a week after another building collapsed in the Ebute Metta area.
The two-story building on Chris Igadi Street, off Ago Palace Way, opposite the Kilimanjaro/AP filling station, collapsed in the early hours of Saturday, according to reports.
Femi Oke-Osanyintolu, Permanent Secretary of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, said rescuers responded to the incident around 3 a.m. on Saturday.
“Fortunately, nobody was trapped as all the occupants evacuated the area when the signs began two hours before the collapse. “A head count of occupants was carried out to ensure no occupant is missing and the remains of the building were cordoned off,” he said.
“On arrival, information gathered from the residents revealed that the building gave signs several hours before the building collapsed.
He went on to say that the operation was completed around 5:23 a.m., and that the site would be turned over to LABSCA and the Ministry of Physical Planning for further investigation.
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