Two people rescued as two other die in collapse three-storey building on Sonuga Street, Palm Avenue, in the Mushin area of Lagos State.

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Two people have been rescued while two other occupants are still missing from the three-storey building that collapsed on Sonuga Street, Palm Avenue, in the Mushin area of Lagos State.

The Lagos Territorial Coordinator, National Emergency Management Agency, Mr. Ibrahim Farinloye, who confirmed the development, said an adult and a child have been rescued while the search and rescue operation is still ongoing to safe other trapped victims.

Also reacting, the Permanent Secretary, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyinyolu, who had also confirmed the development, said
further investigation revealed that the collapsed building was an adjoining building to another three-storey building.

He said team of responders from
LRT, Lagos fire service, LNSC, LABSCA, and NPF are all at the scene.

However, there are visible cracks on the remaining standing building that needs urgent attention. The building has been cordoned off and evacuated.

Olayinka Aboderin

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